Mama J on March 31st, 2014

Hello! Just a note that Mama J’s Parenting Posts is on hold while this blogger/author puts her energy toward completing the book, Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Knowledge to improve your stepfamily life right now.  For the latest book and author information, please go to my newly updated website at www.dianefromme.com. I look forward to more […]

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Mama J on April 1st, 2011

Life threw me some curves this last year. Yet, I am returning to contribute to my parenting blog because the topic area of family dynamics, in particular raising girls and being a stepparent, is truly one of my passions. You’ll see the new parenting and stepparenting posts weekly most Wednesdays (except when I post Wednesday […]

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Mama J on February 19th, 2010

Viagra online OK, I said I was only going to blog about my book chapter topics for now, but I’m so excited about a group I’ve become part of that I had to share. I’ve written before about the concepts behind The Mother-Daughter Project, an initiative to keep mothers and daughters close and supported along […]

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Mama J on October 28th, 2009

Reality has set in — I have not been able to increase my billable hours and keep up the same blog schedule I started one year ago. Since I am a writer, I am almost constantly on the computer and even one extra hour of putting my eyes to the screen is just overstrain. Most […]

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Mama J on April 4th, 2009

I’m excited to announce that you will now find it easier to make comments on Mama J’s Parenting Posts. No pre-comment sign-in is required; you simply have to type your name, e-mail, and comment into the space below the post. Voila! Please read one of the recent posts and give it a try.

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Mama J on March 2nd, 2009

For both new and existing subscribers, I thought you’d want to know more about this blog as it evolves.   I am a writer, parent, and stepparent who constantly ponders family issues and dynamics.  Raising kids is one of life’s greatest joys and challenges.  If you are among those who wish you could consult the parenting […]

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Mama J on December 18th, 2008

This week, Mama J will be posting on Friday instead of Thursday.  Have a super day. Mama J is a writer, parent, and stepparent located in Northern Colorado. 

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Mama J on November 18th, 2008

As I mentioned last Thursday, one of the values of this blog is to create community around the topic of raising girls.  However, electronic communities are fairly new, and the technical aspects of commenting on blogs can prevent readers from wanting to join up and comment. Several readers have requested I walk through the technical […]

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Mama J on November 13th, 2008

The Internet makes it possible for us to reach friends and contacts all over the world.  That’s why it’s become such a popular forum for people building electronic networks and communities. Just as we meet certain social needs to by hanging out with like- minded people, this “connection” can also be partially accomplished over the […]

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Mama J on October 9th, 2008

Several readers who know me wanted the history of Mama J.  You asked, I’m telling. My daughter Amy’s middle name begins with a J.  Somewhere along the way, when Amy was about three, I started calling her Amy J for a nickname.  She actually didn’t like it at first, but by the time she was […]

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