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Melissa Etheridge and Breast Cancer Donation

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, I want to mention that Melissa Etheridge is donating all of her record royalties from her new song “I Run for Life” to breast cancer charities, along with 100% of of the proceeds from download sales of the song at and the iTunes Music […]

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Try Some Art: Dale Moses

I’ve just put up a banner to promote the work of Dale Moses, a gay, Dallas-based artist. I like his work a lot. With bold colors and simple shapes, it has appeal for both adults and children, and hopefully for many Mombian readers and their families. Moses paints dogs, cats, rubber duckies, crayons, shoes, tops, […]

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Mombian T-Shirts, Hats, and More

Hot off the presses: Mombian t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, bags, and bumper stickers emblazoned with the line “We Are Both the Real Mom” and the Mombian URL. (Thanks to Erica for the design.)

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Halloween Fun

For many of us with children, Halloween is an extended holiday, starting in early October with costume shopping (or making) and ending with two weeks of assorted parties and parades, not to mention the official night of trick-or-treating. Here are some resources to help you survive the witching season. GooGhoul is a directory of Halloween […]

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The Perfect Sandcastle

Although beach season is over for most of us, those of you living or vacationing in warm climes may be interested to know that scientists at MIT have found the formula for the perfect sandcastle. A ratio of eight parts sand to one part water does the trick, and will give you the most stable […]

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