Sisterhood, the Blog

Sacred Space for 21st Century Women

Sisterhood the Blog celebrates Digital Diva Shero Christy Little Jones, Founder of Mommy-in-Training

Do you know who Christy Little Jones is?

Christy is a digital diva shero and founder of Mommy-in-Training, a Christian organization that encourages mothers to walk in their purpose while raising their children. She appeared on the April 2nd episode of Sisterhood, the Blog Radio.  Christy shared her reasons for establishing Mommy-in-Training and information about the upcoming conference on April 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King Street  in Alexandria, Virginia.  You can register online.  Click here to learn more about the April 24th conference. Click on the link to listen to Christy’s interview on Sisterhood the Blog Radio:  www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.

You can also follow Christy and Mommy-in-Training (MIT) on Twitter. Join the MIT online community and Facebook page.

NOTE: Christy Little Jones will be featured as a digital diva shero in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution (2011).

April 8, 2010 Posted by | Mommy Bloggers, Mommy Blogosphere, Sisterhood the Blog book, Sisterhood the Blog radio, Women Bloggers, Women's Conferences | , , , , , | Leave a comment

BlogHer 2009 Discussion on Sisterhood, the Blog Radio – August 12, 13, 14, and 15

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Sisterhood, the Blog Radio’s Lessons Learned from BlogHer 2009 series continues this week with four more interviews.  Ananda Leeke (www.anandaleeke.com) will serve as the “blog hostess with the mostess!”  See the schedule below.   Click here to listen to the shows:  www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.    If you miss them,  don’t panic.  You can download and listen to  recordings from the web site.  

1) August 12 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Denene Millner, the founder of MyBrownBaby blog (www.mybrownbaby.blogspot.com) and co-author of What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know: The Real Deal on Love and Relationships, What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know About Sex, and Money, Power, Respect: What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know;

2) August 13  at 8:00 p.m. EST – Holly Buchanan, a women’s marketing consultant (www.thesoccermommyth.com) and co- author of The Soccer Mom Myth;

3) August 14 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Lucrecer Braxton, the founder of Art-Slam blog (www.art-slam.com); and

4) August 15 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Deb Rox, the founder of Deb on the Rocks blog (www.debontherocks.com)  and author of 5 Ways to {Blank} Your Blog. 

August 12, 2009 Posted by | Blogher 2009, Sisterhood the Blog radio, Web 2.0, Women Bloggers | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog Radio Explores Lessons Learned by Women Bloggers at Blogher 2009

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PRLog (Press Release)Aug 05, 2009 – Washington, DC – Author/Blogger/Social Media Strategist Ananda Leeke will host  a series of episodes that discuss lessons learned from the Blogher 2009 conference (www.blogher.com) on Sisterhood, the Blog Radio (www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015) beginning August 6 at 8:00 p.m. EST.  The guest for the August 6th episode is Prisoner’s Wife, a blogger who attended the Blogher 2009 conference.  Prisoner’s Wife will share her reasons for attending Blogher, favorite Blogher moments, lessons learned, and definition of sisterhood. Prisoner’s Wife is a writer, mother, wife, and middle-school English teacher.  To learn more about Prisoner’s Wife, visit http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com.  Visit www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015 to listen to the show.  If you miss the live show, you can download and listen to a recording from the web site: www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.  

Additional episodes in the Lessons Learned from Blogher 2009 will be held on:  

1) August 10 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Natalie McNeal, the founder of The Frugalista Files blog (http://miamiherald.typepad.com/frugalista) and savings expert for www.geezeo.com, a financial site;

2) August 12 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Denene Millner, the founder of MyBrownBaby blog (www.mybrownbaby.blogspot.com) and co-author of What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know: The Real Deal on Love and Relationships, What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know About Sex, and Money, Power, Respect: What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know;

3) August 13  at 8:00 p.m. EST – Holly Buchanan, a women’s marketing consultant (www.thesoccermommyth.com) and co- author of The Soccer Mom Myth;

4) August 14 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Lucrecer Braxton, the founder of Art-Slam blog (www.art-slam.com);

5) August 15 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Deb Rox, the founder of Deb on the Rocks blog (www.debontherocks.com)  and author of 5 Ways to {Blank} Your Blog;

6) August 17 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Kamy Wicoff, the founder of SheWrites.com (www.shewrites.com) and author of I Do but I Don’t: Walking Down the Aisle without Losing Your Mind and I Do but I Don’t: Why the Way We Marry Matters; and

7) August 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Bronx Bohemian, the founder of Bronx Bohemian blog (http://bronxbohemian.wordpress.com).

Sisterhood, the Blog Radio features one-on-one conversations with women about sisterhood, self-discovery, self-expression, spirituality, self-care, self-expression, social justice advocacy, and social media. Sisterhood, the Blog Radio supports the following social media projects:

1) Facebook Group – http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=23050254985;

2) Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/sisterhdtheblog; and

3) WordPress – https://sisterhoodtheblog.wordpress.com

Ananda Leeke (www.anandaleeke.com), a lawyer turned “innerpreneur,” is President and CEO of Kiamsha.com, LLC, a company that in-powers and empowers individuals through creativity, coaching, contemplative practices (i.e. yoga, Reiki healing touch, meditation, breathing exercises, journaling, affirmations, and prayer), and community building that awaken the human soul and transform everyday living. She shares her gifts as a writer, artist, creativity coach, yoga teacher, Reiki Master practitioner, blogger, radio host, speaker, and social media strategist.  Leeke also serves as an artist-in-residence for Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts.  She is currently completing her book, That Which Awakens Me: A Creative Woman’s Poetic Memoir of Self-Discovery (September 2009). Her  debut novel, Love’s Troubadours – Karma: Book One (www.lovestroubadours.com) was published in 2007.  Leeke’s poetry appeared in Beyond the Frontier: African American Poetry for the 21st Century edited by E. Ethelbert Miller.  She also published several books of poetry and women’s creativity workbooks that are used in her workshops and creativity coaching practice. Leeke lives in Washington, D.C.

August 5, 2009 Posted by | Blogher 2009, Radio, Women Bloggers | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog Radio Series on Blogher 2009

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Tune into Sisterhood, the Blog Radio Series on Blogher 2009 (www.blogher.com) beginning Tuesday, July 28 at 8pm EST on Talkshoe.com:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.  The first episode will feature host Ananda Leeke’s reflections on Blogher 2009.  She will share her reasons for attending the conference on July 24 and 25 in Chicago, favorite Blogher moments, and lessons learned from Blogher workshop sessions.  She will also give a preview of the August series of interviews featuring approximately nine Blogher participants.  

If you miss the live show, don’t panic. You can download a recording to your computer or via iTunes a few minutes after the show airs on July 28th.  Click here to download:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.

FYI — As of today, four dynamic women in the  blogosphere have confirmed their participation in the August series on Blogher 2009.  See below.

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Natalie McNeal

1) Natalie McNeal, founder of The Frugalista Files blog (http://miamiherald.typepad.com/frugalista), will be interviewed on August 10 at 8pm EST.  Natalie is a journalist and currently works for the Miami Herald.  In 2008, she launched The Frugalista Files as a personal finance blog.  She is the savings expert for www.geezeo.com, a financial site.

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Denene Millner

2) Denene Millner, founder of MyBrownBaby blog  (www.mybrownbaby.blogspot.com) will be interviewed on August 12th at 8pm EST.  Denene co-authored several books with her husband, writer Nick Chiles:  What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know: The Real Deal on Love and Relationships, What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know About Sex, and Money, Power, Respect: What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know.  They also wrote three novels: Love Don’t Live Here Anymore, In Love and War, and A Love Story.  Denene partnered with writers Mitzi Miller and Angela Burt-Murray (Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine) to write  The Angry Black Woman’s Guide to Life and The Vow, a novel.  Denene and Mitzi penned a new teen novel series featuring HOTLANTA and If Only You KnewFor more information about Denene, visit www.celebrateblacklove.com.

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Lucrecer Braxton

3) Lucrecer Braxton, founder of Art-Slam blog (http://www.art-slam.com), will be interviewed on August 14th at 8pm EST.  Lucrecer established Art Slam as an art journaling blog that inspires and cultivates authentic creativity.  Art Slam is also a community of scrapbookers, journalers, and mixed media artists.

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Deb Rox

4) Deb Rox, author of 5 Ways to {Blank} Your Blog (www.hotblogstars.com/book.html) and founder of Deb on the Rocks blog (www.debontherocks.com), will be interviewed on August 15th at 8pm EST. Deb is also a partner in 3 Smart Girlz(http://www.3smartgirlz.com), a consulting firm  that helps others diversify, expand, develop new streams of income, and implement new marketing or operational technologies.

 

July 27, 2009 Posted by | Ananda Leeke, Blogher, Blogher 2009, Social Media, Women Bloggers | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment