What is Your Passion?

Last Saturday I spent the evening with a couple dozen Maryland area bloggers at a MomzShare event, a quarterly blogger gathering organized by Jennifer Gerlock and Lara Dipaola. I wasn’t sure what the topic of the evening would be, but knew that there would be food, fun, and friends, both old and new. The intrinsic…

May 25, 2010
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Bloggers – Stop Worrying About The Spiders We Can’t See

This morning as I was driving my son to soccer, I noticed a spider scurry across the inside of my windshield and hide in the interior of the windshield frame. Realizing that the spider might decide to lower himself on to me at any point on the rest of the drive, I panicked. What would…

May 4, 2010
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Lifetime Moms – Big News!

I’m happy to announce that I am the new Parenting Channel Co-Leader on the Lifetime Moms site. I will be writing weekly along with my co-leader Nichole Smith of The Guilty Parent. Please visit me often! Check out my first articles regarding the girl bowl fiasco, appetite slumps in toddlers, and the joy of simple…

April 30, 2010
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“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” – old proverb “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville A very wise and successful business woman once told me, “There are no new ideas. Women in business need to stop holding so tightly to their ideas thinking they’re completely…

April 9, 2010
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The Write Stuff

When I began blogging nearly two years ago (where does the time go!?), I never knew that someday I would be combining blogging with business. My Twitter marketing business began organically, stemming naturally and yet unexpectedly from work to promote my own site. The Global Influence network came directly from my personal frustration with companies…

March 19, 2010
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My Favorite Blogs

If I had a dime for every time I’ve received an e-mail asking me, “Amy, what blogs do you read?” I’d….well, I’d be broke. No one ever asks me, but as I sat in bed with a sick little guy this weekend, I got caught up on my own blog reading. I do not have…

March 15, 2010
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When Companies Miss the Blogger Boat

A year and a half ago I attended a small, one day blog conference. I had only been blogging three months, so this was my first time interacting with other bloggers…and witnessing the buzz of companies hovering around bloggers with business cards in hand and likewise bloggers spinning from table to table, hoping to make…

March 2, 2010
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