It’s Friday the 13th! Are you superstitious? I’m typically not, but this day always gives me the creeps, probably because I hate horror movies, and it makes me think of the Freddy Kruger movies I was forced to watch at sleepovers when I was a kid. Let’s talk about more pleasant things, shall we?
I’ve been wearing my new Phenomenal Woman t-shirt all week.
I also started reading The Daughter’s Walk: A Novel by Jane Kirkpatrick. It’s based on the true, turn of the century story of a mother and daughter who walked all the way from Washington to New York City. Can you even imagine?
It reminded me of a nonfiction book I read many years ago, A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert. Talk about feeling inspired by the American women who came before us.
In case you missed it. . .
Meredith listed some wonderful Earth Day events taking place between now and April 22.
I explained why I don’t always make my daughter say please and thank you.
Lorrie dishes on the funny ways being a mom has made her feel strange and unexpected things.
We had a guest post with tips for safer summer travel.
And up in SF . . .
An interview with the founder of Moms Can Code; how to make an adorable firetruck; dates of the upcoming open house week at Bright Horizons early education centers; translation of online mommy lingo; three typical behaviors of women when trying on clothes; giveaway of four tickets to Paw Patrol Live! Enter before 9 pm tonight; activities and events put on by Our Family Coalition to support LGBTQ families.
April 22 – if you’re expecting a baby or are a new mom, come to our BLOOM event at CPMC’s Newborn Connections in San Francisco to check out baby products, speak with a pediatrician, sleep consultant, and lactation consultant, be eligible for amazing giveaways (like Kendra Scott jewelry and Britax car seats!), and walk away with a huge bag of swag.
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Have a great weekend!
I’m a womanPhenomenally.Phenomenal woman,That’s me.— Maya Angelou