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- Samantha Parent Walravens is an award-winning journalist, writer and mother of four children. Her writing has appeared in publications including PC World, Salon.com, Healthy Women, the Huffington Post, Urban Baby, Yahoo! News and several “mommy blogs.” She has been a guest on the Today Show, NPR Radio, ABC News Radio and Moms’ Homeroom. Her book, Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career and the Conflict of Modern Motherhood, was chosen by the New York Times as the first pick for its new Motherlode online book club, and reached #1 on Amazon.com for books in the Motherhood category. Samantha is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University and has a Masters in Literature and Women’s Studies from the University of Virginia.
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The Long Way Home: One Mom's Journey Home from War; Jessica Scott
Reviewed by Samantha Parent Walravens
This summer marked the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War. Of the many men and women in the military who have come forward to discuss their experiences on the front lines, one… Read full post »
It's no secret to me. I was depressed back in the day when I had little kids at home and was pulling long hours at a Silicon Valley software company. The juggle of motherhood and career-- the impossibility of "doing it all"-- was driving me mad. So I… Read full post »
Facebook recently hired Nicola Mendelsohn, a 41-year-old British advertising executive and mother of four, as the new Vice President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It is a big job. She will manage a team of almost 1,000 people.
What is more amazing about her new position… Read full post »
Am I turning my kids into serial killers?
Top-selling, ultra-violent video game has one mom running scared....
Anybody out there who is living under the same roof with a boy between the ages of 8 and 48 is familiar with the Call of Duty: Black Ops frenzy that is/… Read full post »