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#ShiftCon Sweat & Fitness Inspirations

The inaugural #ShiftCon social media conference for eco-wellness bloggers would not have been complete without a fitness component. Especially since Mamavation, with its popular fitness challenges, helped build the strength in numbers to create the conference, this seemed like an event calling on attendees to get up earlier, push harder and sweat! I was excited, […]

Continue Reading By on October 14, 2014 in blogging, fitness, wellness, women

Sisterhood, #TED & #ShiftCon

Stay connected with the Flour Sack Mama & Clean Couponing newsletter!  Sign up here today.   Sisterhood, #TED & #ShiftCon: A special guest post by Penelope Jagessar Chaffer “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!” – Madeleine Albright I was lucky enough to speak at the inaugural TEDWomen conference in Washington […]

Continue Reading By on October 12, 2014 in blogging, motherhood, motivation, pregnancy, prevention, safer chemicals, women

#ShiftCon Social Media Conference Aims to Shift Marketplace

The West Coast area known for its beaches and beautiful people briefly became the center of the social media universe in early October as Los Angeles hosted a first-of-its kind gathering for eco-wellness bloggers. Hundreds gathered with Leah Segedie of Bookieboo and Mamavation success, who founded the conference she and husband Mark named ShiftCon.  Adored […]

Continue Reading By on October 6, 2014 in blogging, food, green, wellness

A Dozen Reasons for Looking Forward to ShiftCon

ShiftCon has sprouted up as a fresh approach to new media conferencing, setting itself apart from an already crowded landscape of blogging events! The blogosphere has inspired an entire industry of conferences, seeking to connect those who work and socialize online with in-person experiences.  We’ve shared with you previous visits to BlogHer, Type A Parent […]

Continue Reading By on August 29, 2014 in agriculture, blogging, safer chemicals, well-being, wellness

Time to Enter Healthy Child’s Blogger of the Year Contest! Twitter Party Tonight!

Do you blog about food, health, parenting or eco-conscious living?  It’s time to enter a blog post for Healthy Child Healthy World’s Blogger of the Year Contest!  You don’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with a growing online community of concerned people. Healthy Child Healthy World is a well respected nonprofit that empowers […]

Continue Reading By on August 20, 2014 in blogging, parenting, safer chemicals

Thanks for Getting Social

Thanks for getting social and connecting with this and other independent blogs via social media!  Each week we strive to bring you news and information you can use in your journey toward simpler, greener living.  We appreciate the chance to sometimes link to affiliate or sponsored resources to bring you good things and help make […]

Continue Reading By on August 18, 2014 in blogging

Revealing My Blog Writing Process

#MyWritingProcess What inspires me to share with you each day on the Flour Sack Mama blog?  My colleague Micaela Preston, author of the book Practically Green and founder of the Mindful Momma blog, invited me to join in this My Writing Process blog tour. When I was still knee deep in diaper changing, breastfeeding babies […]

Continue Reading By on May 19, 2014 in blogging