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The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast 120: SAT Shake-Up and Gap Year Update

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast 120: SAT Shake-Up and Gap Year Update
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New podcast posted! Breaking news in the college admissions world.. The College-Bound Chronicles 120: SAT Shake Up A podcast series for parents tackling the college admissions process with their children. Advice and information from the parents’ perspective. Hosted by: Dr. Nancy Berk, psychologist, mother and author of College Bound and Gagged. Lian Dolan, mother, broadcaster […]

Chaos Chronicles 809: Meeting my Hero; Animating Owen by Ron Suskind; Harriet the Spy turns 50!

Chaos Chronicles 809: Meeting my Hero; Animating Owen by Ron Suskind; Harriet the Spy turns 50!

Don’t hesitate! Listen to Chaos Chronicles podcast 809 right here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/chaoschronicles/CC809.mp3 What’s on the show?  Lian meets her hero at the Santa Barbara Author’s Lunch. Hear who showed up in the front row! Also: Daylight Saving Stinks: More accidents, more cyberloafing and more sleepy teens and wide-awake toddlers. Why, Daylight Savings, why??? Young Tech Titans! […]

Random Thoughts on Sochi Olympics #1: Big Air, Bob’s Hair and Appalling Epaulettes

Random Thoughts on Sochi Olympics #1: Big Air, Bob’s Hair and Appalling Epaulettes

Dum dum da dum dum. And it begins, the Sochi Olympics, two glorious weeks of sporting, gaming and excellent googles. (Bright green seems to be THE color.) So pull up a bobsled and let’s all watch together and be grateful we don’t actually have to go to Sochi and stay in those half-done hotel rooms. […]

Chaos Chronicles 808: Detoxing my Office; Freelance Life Coaching; Return of Tiger Mom & Gap Year Meltdown

Chaos Chronicles 808: Detoxing my Office; Freelance Life Coaching; Return of Tiger Mom & Gap Year Meltdown

The Chaos Chronicles is back! New podcast on Modern Motherhood. On the show this week: Gap Year Meltdown Freelance Life Coaching Tiger Mom is back! Three Traits of Successful Groups : Check out the article from the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/26/opinion/sunday/what-drives-success.html?_r=0 Philip Seymour Hoffman and the lessons of his death To Do List: Detoxing my Office  Related […]

Chaos Chronicles 807: Coachella Shutout; Moms Go Viral in Ads; Terrifying Mom Duties with Teens and Dogs

Chaos Chronicles 807: Coachella Shutout; Moms Go Viral in Ads; Terrifying Mom Duties with Teens and Dogs

New Chaos Chronicles Podcast! Modern Motherhood with a Laugh Two Terrifying Mom Duties: Teaching the Teen to Drive & Taking the Dog to the Vet A Life Lesson: Shut Out of Coachella Moms Go Viral: The P&G Olympic Mom ad and the Old Spice Stalking Mom Ad To see the ads, click here to be […]

Chaos Chronicles 806: Lian’s Theme for 2014; Nuts News; and a Vegas Preview for NMX and Podcast Awards

Chaos Chronicles 806: Lian’s Theme for 2014; Nuts News; and a Vegas Preview for NMX and Podcast Awards

Chaos Chronicles 806! Lian kick’s off the new year with: Deb Balls: Eat First! Make It Count: Lian’s theme for 2014 is already working! What’s your theme for 2014? New studies on Eating Nuts while Pregnant and the Benefits of Reading Novels Plus, Vegas-bound for Art, Tea and Podcast Conferences   Related post:   Lian […]

Attention, Spartans! Attention, Cardinals! An Insider’s Guide to the Rose Parade, Pasadena and BCS Festivities

Attention, Spartans! Attention, Cardinals! An Insider’s Guide to the Rose Parade, Pasadena and BCS Festivities

This is the kind of school spirit we want to see, people. Get on it, Spartans and Cardinals! You, too Tigers and 'Noles! Here Come the Spartans! Here Come the Cardinals! Here Come the Bandies! It’s that time of year again in Pasadena: Rose Bowl Time. New Year’s is right around the corner and my […]

Chaos Chronicles 805: Chicken Marbella & Mashed Potato Bar, plus Pope Francis and Gisele Bundchen team up and Holiday Driving Tips from State Farm

Chaos Chronicles 805: Chicken Marbella & Mashed Potato Bar, plus Pope Francis and Gisele Bundchen team up and Holiday Driving Tips from State Farm

New Chaos Chronicles Podcast! Food, Fun & Family. And Pope Francis.  Lian Dolan’s weekly show on Modern Motherhood: The Mashed Potato Bar & Chicken Marbella . To see the full Mashed Potato Bar spread, click here.  The Silver Palate Chicken Marbella Recipe, click here.  The Solemnity of Newtown Anniversary Read Alissa Parker’s Piece on losing […]

Holiday Wish List for Cooks: Tequila-Seared Lime Cilantro Chicken with Chimichurri and the Microsoft Surface 2

Holiday Wish List for Cooks: Tequila-Seared Lime Cilantro Chicken with Chimichurri and the Microsoft Surface 2

  My kitchen is my hub. It’s my HQ for work, family, food and the many, many small scraps of paper that constitute my To Do Lists/Recipes/Book Ideas. Right now, I’m operating off a laptop, standing at my island running my (very) small media empire, fact-checking homework, and ordering gifts online while simultaneously making enchiladas […]

Holiday Wish List for Cooks: Tequila-Seared Lime Cilantro Chicken with Chimichurri and The Microsoft Surface

Holiday Wish List for Cooks: Tequila-Seared Lime Cilantro Chicken with Chimichurri and The Microsoft Surface

  My kitchen is my hub. It’s my HQ for work, family, food and the many, many small scraps of paper that constitute my To Do Lists/Recipes/Book Ideas. Right now, I’m operating off a laptop, standing at my island running my (very) small media empire, fact-checking homework, and ordering gifts online while simultaneously making enchiladas […]