Michelle Obama Wants You to Know: “Barack is Always Focused on Making Lives Better”
Sep04

Michelle Obama Wants You to Know: “Barack is Always Focused on Making Lives Better”

I admit it: While I am delighted that we again have a MOMocrats contingency at the Democratic National Convention — I’ve been somewhat whiny about the fact that this time around, I didn’t get to go. While my colleagues are in Charlotte attending caucus meetings and meeting delegates and legislators, I am holding down the fort – managing this blog, our newsletters and our podcast. And I’m trying really,...

Read More
Mothers Need Solutions Not Soundbites: DNC 2012
Sep03

Mothers Need Solutions Not Soundbites: DNC 2012

From a distance she looked awfully young. As I pulled closer I noticed that her hair was long and dirty blond, but clean and well cared for. Her clothes were dated but the faded knee length jean skirt and light pink t-shirt were clean and neat. She fiddled with the gold necklace at her throat and nervously folded and unfolded her sign. Finally she smoothed down her hair with resolve and unfolded the sign, holding it to the oncoming...

Read More
The MOMocrats Return to the DNC in 2012
Aug28

The MOMocrats Return to the DNC in 2012

What a long, hard road it’s been! In 2008, the MOMocrats were ten strong in Denver, CO. We generated over fifty posts covering all aspects of the convention, from traffic jams/riots and long lines, to inspiring caucus events, to winning a lucky convention hall pass, elements of the platform, listening to Joe Biden accept the nomination as Vice Presidential candidate (a tear-jerker), and the thrill of experiencing thousands of...

Read More
Positive SSL