It Takes a Village …The Publici-Tea™ Cup is Overflowing with Gratitude

The photos from the 2nd Annual Publici-Tea™ and Book Publishing Summit are starting to flow in, thanks to Gina O'Daniel at O'Daniel Designs, who is fast at work creating a sassy video to be put to equally sassy music.   I can't wait to share that with you. For this event, I got my son Kyle [...]

Facebook Sure Makes Birthdays a Blast! And My Wish for Today

For this gal who makes her living helping others to get seen, heard,  and celebrated, I send out a powerful shout out to my friends at Facebook for making me feel seen, heard, and celebrated today -- my birthday.   Thanks for making my day with all the warm greetings, and it isn't even noon yet. [...]

An Angel in the Outfield Shares a Story of Thanksgiving

About a week ago, while giving a talk at Bellevue College, one of the students in Whitney Keyes' course on new media asked me about the most memorable story I had ever pitched.  It didn't take me long to remember. In 2004, while serving as a publicist for ABODA, I learned of a story that [...]

Encourage a Woman Newly Diagnosed During Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Every Day

A few years ago, I had surgery to remove a breast lump.  It was a very scary experience.   Fortunately, my lump wasn't cancer, but the experience made a profound impact on me.   Women every day are being diagnosed with breast cancer and starting the fights of their lives to survive and thrive after diagnosis.  It [...]

Mom of the Year Video Reaches 1 Million Moms – Could Yours Be Next?

The Mom of the Year video I posted a couple days ago has since celebrated over 1 million moms worldwide.  Clearly, plenty of bloggers like me are helping to spread this very good news.  With Mother's Day coming up this Sunday, there is still time to celebrate your mom, step mom, sister, neighbor, or friend.  [...]