Reads From Around the Web–The Catch Up Edition

by Ginger on January 13, 2012

in Blogging & Social Media

What with the holidays and the new year and all that mumbo jumbo, it’s been a while since I’ve done a Reads From Around the Web. And at this point, my list is getting really long, and I’m feeling like I’ll NEVER get to share all these with you! So instead of my normal 5 links (what? You didn’t know I had a set number I linked? Pshaw!), I’m gonna do a nice big linkup. Because there are SO MANY links here, I’m gonna try and group them for you guys, and then you have to just believe that I adore these posts and go read them ok?

Parenting & Kids

Straddling the Line, Feeling the Pull at OneNJen

Words With Toddlers at Blogging With Mittens

Struggling to Play with My Toddler at Amoment2think

 

Great & Interesting Writing and Things to Make You Think

Eight at She Likes Purple

the last four months or so of my life, written in the style of ‘one-hundred things about me’ at Alphabet Junkie

Atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals at The Happy Home

A Random Observation on the Details at NCWinters.com

Walkaways at Whisky in My Sippy Cup

Does Branding for Girls Mean Being Against Boys? at The Frog and Snail Society

 

On Blogging & Social Media

Occupy Blog Street at Stirrup Queens

the first rule of mommyblogging is: you don’t talk about mommyblogging at crib chronicles

Annoying Social Media Types at San Diego Momma

 

Some Publishing Info

Reasons Not to Self-Publish in 2011-2012: A List at The Millions

11 Frequently Asked Questions About Book Royalties, Advances, and Money at Writer Unboxed

 

And one Super Duper Eye Opening Important Post That EVERY ONE of You Should Read (no really, if you don’t read any of the rest of these, go read this one).

Let’s Name Numbers at Suburban Matron

Lisa January 13, 2012 at 2:57 pm

That last one made me kind of ragey. Because if you don’t feel like your body is enough of a ticking time bomb, you’re walking around with a giant PRE-EXISTING CONDITION sign blinking over your head, just waiting for the insurance powers-that-be to yank your coverage out from underneath you.

Off to read the rest…especially interested in the branding against boys post. The “girls rule, boys drool” style of girl power has always irritated me.

clara January 16, 2012 at 5:19 pm

Great list, thanks!

Jen January 18, 2012 at 1:45 pm

Awh, thanks for the virtual shoutout! I’m super behind on blog reading and only just saw this post today.

Lauren January 18, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Fun to see what you are reading and then go explore it myself, thanks for sharing!

Becky January 19, 2012 at 12:35 pm

Also late to this link party but thank you for the shout out! And for these other great reads. You are a dollbaby!

Kathleen January 19, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Okay, I am really behind on my blog reading!!! Just saw this! Thanks so much for the shout out and congrats on the feature for SITS from today!!

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