Tag Archives: Blissdom

Why American Airlines Rocks

I left Blissdom early due to an(other) snowpocalypse. I was originally scheduled to depart tomorrow, but due to 10ish inches of snow scheduled to fall tonight in KC, I decided to holla at American Airlines to see if I could beat the storm home. … Continue reading

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Updates on The Gay Dad Project & Listen To Your Mother

First off, I’m thrilled to be sporting our new & improved Gay Dad Project t-shirts (no love lost on Logosports, buh-bye! They just couldn’t get it right. Whatevs.). We’re officially collaborating with Lovebian Designs on these and we’re pleased as punch … Continue reading

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I will. I WILL. Will you?

I will speak up more like Christine Organ did in her Huffington Post piece: It is time that the countless persons of faith who, like me, favor marriage equality start voicing our support just as loudly — no, louder – than those … Continue reading

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Rita Arens: The Obvious Game Cover Reveal!

I’m thrilled to be part of the cover reveal and giveaway for Rita Arens’ new YA novel, The Obvious Game. I first heard Rita speak on a panel at Blissdom several years ago and she left a huge impression on … Continue reading

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What I’m Afraid of.

Confession: I had a breakdown at Blissdom as the Gaylord Opryland Hotel staff was  breaking down the ballroom (coincidence? who knows.). The same ballroom where I’d finally let loose, practiced my Jillian Michaels planking skills, and danced til I wet my pants only … Continue reading

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Road, Roots and Growth

Special thanks to Khristian Howell and Michelle Mangen for designing my beautiful button! My brain is brimming with Blissdom takeaways. I’m all swirly with realizations. 1.) I’m afraid to make myself vulnerable to others. I’m terrified of rejection. Hours are spent worrying … Continue reading

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My Inner Women

I was so inspired by Ananda Leeke’s seminar at the Blissdom ’12 Conference that I’m writing about some of the archetypes living inside me. I’ll list and describe each (some have names, some don’t…yet) one briefly: The little girl inside of me, Ernie (my … Continue reading

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Things I Can’t Say

Today you can find me at @ShellThings, Things I Can’t Say, talking about my Blog Conference Fears. I am going to be at Blissdom this time next week, and let’s just say I’m freaking out. A lot. So CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

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What do YOU do?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my job description because I loathe the question “What do you do?” and because I’m too chicken shit to call myself a writer when push comes to shove (and because I’m not “just a mom”). … Continue reading

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Blissdom Ice Breaker

  I’m hanging out today with @CreativeKristi and @MeghanTucker who are hosting an awesome Blissdom Ice Breaker so we conference goers can get to know each other a bit before next month’s shindig. So first off? What do I *really* look like? Because … Continue reading

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