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Yesterday was No Judgment Day, where we mothers should stop judging one another and support each other. I was honored that Redbook asked me to write a piece for No Judgment Day, and you should be seeing more pieces from me on Redbook's site in the future. I encourage you to read some of the other posts on Mamarama, Redbook's Mom Blog Council.
Yesterday I spoke at The PR News Media Relations Next Practices Forum. They had a panel of journalists and bloggers share what they wanted to receive from PR folks and those in PR were able to ask us questions. I must admit I was a bit nervous – this was the first time I did public speaking as a blogger that wasn't about fashion and I was on a panel with some pretty impressive folks. But I think it went extremely well; I not only was able to share my experiences with getting pitches but I learned from my fellow panelists and those PR folks in the audience. And of course we need to talk about fashion! I wore this dress from Dobbin with this pendant, and these shoes from Boutique 9 (which are gorgeous but too high for wearing all day, just a little FYI. Will keep for nights out or days where I sit more at work).
I am down to m last pair of contacts and decided to get an eye exam and a new pair of glasses. Picking them up today, and the contacts won't be ready for later so you may see a few outfit posts of me in google googles! I haven't gotten a new pair of glasses since 2004 (seriously!) so it will be good to give my eyes a rest from contacts… and I think I'll be having too much fun with this and getting another pair of frames or two in the next year!
I have really enjoyed being without a TV for the past week or so. We bought our TV a few years after we moved here and it has been very good to us but the fan died the day before Thanksgiving. Since then, we have entertained ourselves with the computer or iPhone and even Emerson has gotten used to it. Makes me wish I didn't buy a TV on Black Friday (it will be delivered this coming week). I didn't even miss Gossip Girl that much, and got much more reading and sleep as a result!
Off to take Emerson to ballet and run a few errands. If all goes well we may get our tree this weekend! What are your weekend plans?