Time Travel

by Heligirl on February 18, 2016

in Beyond Mommyhood,Blogging

Hello from three years later. Obviously life stepped in and took me away from this little depository of ramblings, insight and sometimes helpful advice. Unfortunately, it’s not due to being kidnapped and carnally used by Peter Bishop in another dimension. (Damn it.) I’d like to say I took a three-year sabbatical and have returned with […]

Twitter Dos and Don’ts for Moms

by Heligirl on November 21, 2011

in Beyond Mommyhood,Blogging

My mom tip today is aimed at moms who tweet, because let’s face it, if you’re a reader here, you’re most likely a Tweeter, or at least have some curiosity. I’ve been at this Twitter thing for a bit and have developed a few insights from a mom perspective, for better or worse. Want to […]

If you’re like me, you have several Google accounts to separate your personal life, business and even blogging. But the frustration has always been you have to log out of one account to log into another one because it appeared Google doesn’t allow multiple accounts to be open in the same browser. So you couldn’t […]

I Have an Excuse, or Five

by Heligirl on September 20, 2011

in Beyond Mommyhood,Blogging

I’ve suddenly become a pitiful blogger, posting a pathetic one post a week, for a couple of weeks. I have a legitimate excuse. In fact, I have several. Want to hear them? OK. Here it goes. 1. I got a job and contrary to popular belief, I actually work when I’m there. I’m PR stud […]

The Blogging Blues

by Heligirl on June 29, 2011

in Beyond Mommyhood,Blogging

Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like blogging is a popularity contest and we’re standing in the rain at the smoke hole after the cool girls locked the door? Maybe it’s just me. Today is one of those days, in case you’re wondering. You see, I’ve been blogging publicly for more than […]

Practicing a little SEO, search engine optimization, is one powerful way to help your blog stand out among the thousands online today. While the topic is deep and multi-faceted, not to mention constantly changing, there are a few SEO basics you can do regularly to help boost your blog’s rankings, especially for those looking for […]

A lot of us moms here in cyberspace are not only interested in parenting issues and experiences, but we’re also doing a lot of writing ourselves – be it blogging, commenting on blogs, writing articles for submission, sharing stories, or participating in a forum. Yet, many of us aren’t journalism majors, or even enjoyed our […]

10 Tips from Bloggy Boot Camp 2010

by Heligirl on August 22, 2010

in Blogging,Daily Ramblings

Bloggy Boot Camp in San Francisco, hosted by the SITS Girls, was an amazing crash course as well as next steps preparation for both the beginner and experienced blogger. A day-long conference designed for less than 100 participants, Boot Camp was packed with valuable tidbits we could all use. Here’s a peek: 1. When vlogging, […]