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Celebrating 5 Years of MidLifeBloggers.com

Apr 24, 2013

Five years ago today, I hit Publish on the the first MidLifeBloggers.com post. Five years is a long time in the blogosphere and I am, rightfully so, proud of all of us who have contributed to the success of MidLifeBloggers. This is that first post&#821...

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Eduskeptic
Are ADD, ADHD overdiagnosed in children?

Apr 15, 2013
Are ADD, ADHD overdiagnosed in children?

    In more than one publication recently there have been articles on the increase in the diagnosis of ADD and ADHD among children. The articles all refer to the large increase of children being diagnosed with these conditions. Are ADD, ADHD overdiagnosed in children? The questions that come up are reasonable. Is there...

MyCup2Yours
How my book came to be a Snippet

Apr 12, 2013
How my book came to be a Snippet

When I first started my parenting blog several years ago, I had no idea what I was doing, other than I knew I wanted to share some of my writing and parenting articles with moms. I was instantly struck by the sense of community online and the desire among moms to connect with each...

AccessLocal.TV
“County Fair and Hometown Stories”

Apr 5, 2013
“County Fair and Hometown Stories”

“County Fair and Hometown Stories” This week LiveWire is happy to welcome guests from the Ethel Hart Center and The Sacramento County Fair. There are ...

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From Dates to Diapers
7 Reasons to Write {Guest Post}

7 Reasons to Write {Guest Post}

Writing. Does the word scare you or remind you of bad college essays? Or maybe you don’t think you can write. the only writing in your life is to help your children through their homework. If this sounds familiar, then maybe we need to rethink the meaning behind it. Writing is an art form,...

mamawolfe
Finding My Muse: Searching In Tahoe Snow and Pine Trees

Apr 1, 2013
Finding My Muse: Searching In Tahoe Snow and Pine Trees

I set out to find my muse today. Long dormant under piles of paper, loads of laundry and unwashed dishes, her elusiveness is starting to wear me down. Like the moment when you realize your body doesn’t react they way it did twenty years ago, panic begins to take over. Perhaps she’ll never return?...

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Eduskeptic
Spring has sprung

Mar 31, 2013
Spring has sprung

When spring nudges winter aside, the opportunities for learning are many, and quite a lot of it happens outside. Spring isn’t a static event that is the same everywhere. In different parts of the country, spring can either mean that flowers have started blossoming, birds have begun to sing early in the morning, and...

Limit Reached
The micro-blogging site that changed the world…

Mar 21, 2013
The micro-blogging site that changed the world…

Seven years ago today, a site launched that would change my life. 18 months later I would find out about it and sign up. I learned about Twitter at work. I was reading some article about marketing and the author … Continue reading 

Eduskeptic
Great SAT’s, lower income, lower expectations

Mar 21, 2013
Great SAT’s, lower income, lower expectations

It seems as though there is a problem with high achieving high school seniors who come from limited means and the colleges at which they apply. An analysis of every high school student who took the SAT was conducted by Caroline Hoxby of Stanford and Christopher Avery of Harvard. They have many years as...

Limit Reached
What’s popular isn’t always good.

Mar 18, 2013
What’s popular isn’t always good.

I’m not misquoting Howard Cosell.  I’m waxing philosophical.  KCRA is running their local A List popularity contest again. And of course, my blog automatically got “nominated” because I put it on there last year and they just keep renewing the … Continue reading 

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