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Kristen Howerton

5 Must Read Posts on the World Vision Controversy

However, there are also a number of individuals making first-time donations (myself included) and setting up sponsorship challenges (like Kristen Howerton of Rage Against the Minivan ) to help make up for any funds lost and children left behind. Halfway there! 50 new @WorldVisionUSA ...

Adoption: celebrities and trans-racial adoption; adoptions from Africa

Blogger Kristen Howerton, one of my favorites, tackles the question of "Why are so many celebrities adopting black babies? " On her Rage Against the Minivan blog, she says: "This conversation has become a predictable subject every time a celebrity adopts a child of color, from the ...

The Motherlode Blogroll: Freshly Linked but Never Final

Kristen Howerton’s Rage Against the Minivan — a combination of her personal blog and collected stories from other parents, “ What I Want You to Know ” — shouldn’t be missed. Mom-101 and Motherhood Uncensored were obvious calls, as were Beta Dad and Black Girl in Maine. Then there are ...

Weekly Reader: Desegregation for the Disabled, Marriage, Background TV and Cat Videos

As an adoptive parent, that’s a question that sometimes resonates for me in different ways, and the always insightful Kristen Howerton at Rage Against the Minivan has written a fantastic post about it, alerting teachers to adoption-related issues: how much do you divulge, and when? From ...

Kelli Higgins, Adoptive Mom, Creates Viral Birth Announcement Spoof (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

" One of her many fans is Rage Against the Minivan blogger Kristen Howerton, who went so far as to dub it the "best adoption announcement ever," adding: “Yay for older-child adoption and a family bonding with laughter.” It's not just the humor that people find moving. "It stirred up a ...

"American Blogger" Documentary Debuts Trailer, and Everyone Gets Upset

The one-and-only Kristen Howerton of Rage Against the Minivan wrote of the issue of diversity in the film stating that it "is getting some (deserved) pushback because it appears that 98 percent of the subjects are young, attractive, hipster white women. Thankfully, the blogging landscape ...

D23: Disney’s Official Fan Club is Fun for the Whole Family

You can find Kristen Howerton blogging at Rage Against the Minivan, or avoiding housework over at Facebook or Twitter. Other posts you might enjoy: ...

Hot spotting: OC Metro gives its annual attaboy to its 25 most notable local folks

Tim Busch, CEO Pacific Hospitality Group LLC, Irvine Reggie Gilyard, dean, the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University, Orange Kristen Howerton, writer, "Rage Against the Minivan," OC Family, Huffington Post Giuseppe Lama, managing director, The Resort at Pelican ...

Eyerolling at ‘American Blogger’

When I think of the American blogger I see women of color, men, brunettes, redheads, who aren’t all about finding the pretty, Pinterest-worthy moments of life; and the latter is what this project seems to represent.” Popular mom blogger Kristen Howerton of Rage Against the Minivan made ...

Talking to Children about Trayvon: Do We Need Different Talks for White and Black Kids?

Kristen Howerton, a professor of psychology at Vanguard University (and herself a mother of black and white children) gave me a few dos and don'ts that apply pretty broadly to raising sensitive topics with kids. They're useful as a start here. Don't: Talk to them before you process it ...

Stressed-out dads, St. Patrick's Day overachievers: Omamas Take 5

Enough already: Speaking of stress, Kristen Howerton has had it up to here with leprechaun leftovers on St. Patrick's Day, goody bags on Valentine's Day, and don't get her started on how crazy Easter has become. In this call to action on Rage Against the Minivan, Howerton begs us ...

This Year Take a Fresh Perspective on the Way You Drink... BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 9, 2013 /P

Join the Conversation: Whirlpool is partnering with Kristen Howerton of Rage Against the Minivan for a Twitter Party on January 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. Throughout the afternoon, Kristen will share tips on the importance of drinking plenty of filtered water. Attendees ...

Adoption: When is a dad not a father, and other complex issues (links)

One of my favorite bloggers, Kristen Howerton at Rage Against the Minivan, posts a USC infographic about adoption in the U.S. Although the stats are from 2007, there is still some interesting information to be seen. A 14-year-old Ethiopian girl adopted by a family in the Netherlands has ...

Breastfeeding toddler on Time, part 2: adding some deeper thoughts

Kristen Howerton asks, " Where is the mommy war for the motherless child? " ...

Fathers Stress Less Than Moms When Thinking About Family Because Science

Kristen Howerton, who pens Rage Against the Minivan wrote last March about one kind of overkill that’s stressing parents out – holidays. ”And suddenly Pi Day is a thing,” Howerton writes. “My children expect to be served pie because someone at school told them so? And Dr. Suess’s ...

Your sole connection to the road #ContinentalMom #ForWhatYouDo

Here is a little video I took of my driving-partner, Kristen Howerton from Rage Against the Minivan. This wasn’t her first run, note how her confidence had grown by the second try as she attempts to “go a little faster.” This experience did wonders for my confidence behind the wheel. ...

Friday Mom 2 Loves: Spring, Pie, and the Occasional Selfie

Read: Wherever you fall on the #banbossy spectrum, Kristen Howerton’s #affirmassertive post at Rage Against the Minivan was an interesting response, with lots of comments discussion of all sides of this issue. Celebrating: Spring. We are appreciating the promise of spring. For one thing...

Young Influencers List, December edition

Kristen Howerton - mom, psych professor, speaker, author of the blog Rage Against the Minivan , and parenting thought leader for Huffington Post. 6. Niran Vinod - creative, freelance photographer, part of AKQA agency working on the Nike account, and co founder of Yin and Yang. Will be ...

Happy Family organic brand seeks parents of picky eaters

Bloggers include Jim Lin of Busy Dad Blog, Kelcey Kintner of Mama Bird Diaries, Candy Kirby of the Laughing Stork, Kristen Chase of Motherhood Uncensored and Cool Mom Picks, Kristen Howerton of Rage Against the Minivan, Linda Sharps of All & Sundry and Morgan Shanhan of the 818. Parents ...

Movers & Shakers: Mom Bloggers

Kristen HowertonKristen not only writes her own blog, Rage Against the Minivan, but she also contributes to Huffington Post. (Remember how Newsle can help you follow journalists too? ) Kristen recently wrote a piece about celebrities adopting african american babies and ...

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