Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Advice for Women from Women - March 2009

Welcome to the March 31, 2009 edition of advice for women from women. We have another carnival chock full of information. Thanks everyone for making this a great edition!


Shen-Li Lee presents Early Childhood Education - What is the Montessori Method? posted at Babylicious.

Spanish Kit presents Using Connecting Words In Spanish posted at Learn Spanish Blog, saying, "Some ideas for using connecting words in Spanish"

Y Niz presents How to Make Dangle Silver Earrings posted at Dangle Silver Earrings, saying, "Dangle silver earrings is type of jewellery that get the attention presently. Did you know, you can easily by your own supplies and make original and unique dangle silver earrings. Create them to match a favorite outfit or to give to a friend."

Sharyce Arciaga presents How To Use Blog Sites To Increase Traffic To Your Blog posted at Internet Marketing Articles, saying, "Drive traffic to your blog using the latest blog carnival technology."

Jenny Jen presents PhotoLab Reviewed posted at JennyReviews.com, saying, "Health, Beauty, Software, and As Seen On TV Product reviews by Jenny and friends. Add Your Review for a Chance to Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card."

Y Niz presents Top 5 Tips On Making DIY Wedding Favours(Wedding Program Ideas) posted at Wedding Readings Website, saying, "Wedding favours are gifted on the day of the wedding reception or marriage ceremony. In the phrase DIY wedding favours, the acronym DIY stands for 'Do It Yourself'. DIY wedding favours refer to the gifts, which are prepared from the raw materials by the couple with the help of their relatives and friends."


Kaiton Berkley presents Things NOT to do in a home invasion posted at RockstarMama: the blog, saying, "Curious noises. Unhelpful husbands. A cat. A near ass-kicking. An all-powerful SuperMom and a home invasion gone awry."

Cory presents Fat is Overrated posted at Eating Healthy, saying, "Dieters often focus too much on fat instead of limiting overall calories, especially carbs."

Talk Prom Dresses presents Celebrity Dresses - Fashion Forecast 2009 posted at Prom Dresses, saying, "As we have all seen, the fashion trends this year are all over the place."

Nancy Miller presents Safety First – For Your Child posted at Comments on: Top 100 Diet and Fitness Blogs.

Dorothy Wilden presents Red is the New White - Choosing a Wedding Dress Color posted at Affordable Wedding Planning, saying, "A new trend in choosing wedding dress colors."

Terri Hellro presents Divorce Advice for Women: Help with Support and Recovery at Woman Divorce Support posted at Divorce Advice, saying, "Help for divorcees."

Renae presents Keep the Memories, Get Rid of the Stuff posted at Life Nurturing Education.

Ruth presents How to Buy Hiking Boots posted at Camping Tips, saying, "Good hiking boots are generally expensive, but worth the cost when comparing them to cheaper boots."

Heather Levin presents How To Start A Community Garden posted at The Greenest Dollar, saying, "Learn how to start a community garden with your friends and neighbors."


Lara Bross presents Transform Your Body, Part I posted at FigureFoodie.com, saying, "During my transformation from frumpy girl to national-level physique-competitor, I learned how to make a total body transformation. Also, many of the men and women I train with have been through their own transformation. In sharing our experiences, we have have pinpointed the areas that were responsible for the changes we made. This series outlines how you can do it too. Sorry, no magic pills or berries are involved; determination and hard work are required."

GP presents Keeping Stable on the Trail posted at Manely Montana, saying, "Life lessons learned from keeping stable on the trail"

Nancy Miller presents Exercise Caution, Exercise Safely posted at Ultrasound Technician Schools.

Katy Allgeyer presents ABOUT FACE posted at Feng Shui By Fishgirl, saying, "I have a feng shui blog that encompasses personal development through feng shui practices. Thanks, Katy"


Irene Rivera presents Asthma Control: Building a Stronger Immune System With Mangosteen posted at MangoSteen Facts Online.

Arnel presents The Importance of Getting Acne treatment posted at Your Skin Care Blog, saying, "Acne is a skin condition that commonly occurs when the individual hits puberty. Acne treatment for this skin condition may be varied depending on the intensity of the case. Acne is manifested when the sebaceous glands overproduce sebum thus resulting to greasy skin which will then catch more dirt and shed skin. The dirt and shed skin which accumulates in the pores will block these and result to inflamed pores."

Heartstrong presents Can Rush Hour Traffic Increase Your Risk for a Heart Attack? posted at Healthy Hearts with Heartstrong.

ITAKEOFFTHEMASK presents Balancing the Root Chakra for Health and Stability posted at itakeoffthemask.com.

Pregnancy Hut presents Bringing Home Baby - Preparing for Your First Few Days as a New Mom posted at Pregnancy Calendar, saying, "When you are expecting, you will likely spend so much time preparing for your delivery that you forget to plan for the first few days at home."

Den Levin presents Causes of Anxiety posted at Battle Anxiety, saying, "There are multiple common causes of anxiety."

Jacquelyn presents The Critical Pregnancy Conditions You Have to Know About posted at WParent.com - Wise Parenting Guide, saying, "Learn about the seven critical pregnancy conditions you need to know about to ensure a smooth and safe pregnancy."

Farid presents Lip Treatment, Anti-Aging skin Care Products, Colorscience posted at Lip Treatment, saying, "Caring For Your Mouth with A Recommended Lip TreatmentOur lips are a telltale feature of our age, health, and life. For such a prominent facial feature, our lips are often the most neglected part of our face, even though they need the most care. The skin on our lips only contain three to five cellular layers, which makes it much thinner than facial skin"

Money & Finances

Destroy Debt presents How to Organize Your Coupons posted at Destroy Debt.

Savings Toolbox presents Money Saving Tips from the Grocer posted at Savings Toolbox.

Abigail Perry presents Through the looking glass: A look at perceived frugality posted at i pick up pennies, saying, "Though this particular article focuses on finance, the sentiments herein can apply to just about any aspect of life. We women ask so much of ourselves -- so much, in fact, that we tend to guarantee failure. This perpetuates an unhappy cycle that can cost us time, energy and money."

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Lower Your Car Insurance Rates! How To Cut Insurance Premiums In Half posted at The Digerati Life.


Emma presents Self feeding: a bib that can make all the difference posted at Baby-Log, saying, "As a busy tired mom, I search for stuff that makes my life easier, and here is an example."

Meaghan Montrose presents 5 Ways to Connect with your Child posted at Colleen Palat.


Yolanda Lehman presents I'M LOST WITHOUT YOU... posted at Ain'ta That Good News?!, saying, "a word of encouragement for the superwoman who is feeling weary in service to others."

Rosalind P. Denson presents Love Your Enemies posted at A Fruitful Life, saying, "advice for the woman who is experiencing conflict in relationships"


Victoria presents Spring Fashion Tips for Every Body posted at Stiletto Beauty.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Ode To Takeout (Song Parody to be sung to My Favorite Things) posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.

Nancy Miller presents Bioethics and a Woman’s Right to Choose posted at Becoming A Radiologist.

The Understudy Fashionista presents Alexander McQueen posted at The Understudy Fashionista - fashion from the wings, saying, "The Understudy Fashionista - fashion from the wings. Picks from Paris Fashion Week. Vive la difference!"

Kela Price presents blended family soap opera posted at blended family soap opera.

Aparna presents Coconut oil for beauty posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming, saying, "Coconut oil, due its high saturated fat content was branded as unhealthy and artery-clogging which could cause heart diseases. This claim has been widely disproved by the scientific community and it is now being hailed as one of world’s healthiest cooking oils. Though it may take time, perceptions are slowly changing as people are beginning to realize its tremendous benefits. Coconuts and coconut oil have always been a part of the cuisine in tropical countries like India (South) and Sri Lanka and even today coconut is indispensable in their diet. For now, let’s leave aside the health benefits and focus our attention on the beauty uses of this wonderful oil. South Indian women swear by it. They attribute their dense, long, raven black hair and a flawless, clear complexion to good genes and the liberal use of coconut oil in their diet and beauty regimen."

Expat presents Things You Must Do While You Travel In Germany posted at A Germany Trip, saying, "Top tourist destinations in Germany."

hmcmcd presents Gwyneth Paltow’s Look for Under 100.00 posted at Star Fashion Addict, saying, "affordable fashion"

Woman Tribune presents Cheerios Circle of Helping Hearts posted at Woman Tribune, saying, "Cheerios partnered with WomenHeart to help women receive free cholesterol screenings to prevent heart disease and you can win a freshwater pearl bracelet."

Danniella H Poole presents 7 Ways To Build Trust In A Relationship posted at You Get Back Your Ex.

Karen Vaughn presents Plan the Perfect Girl's Night Out posted at Working Divas.

Homespunhealers presents First Comes Love,Then Comes Knowledge posted at HomeSpunHealers, saying, "An article that suggests the importent questions you should ask BEFORE becoming overly involved with a potentional partner."

Suzanne presents Relationship recipe posted at Without Dash.

00FF00 presents Slow Down and Get Sexed Up posted at ooffoo, saying, "A member of the ooffoo community shares six sexy secrets to help you lay back, relax and enjoy!"

The Cheating Detective presents A Closer Look At Internet Infidelity posted at Catch Cheating Men, saying, "Internet infidelity can be prevented."

Raising Whiskers presents Cat Health Problems - Cat Health Issues - Common Health Problems Cats Face posted at Cat Care, saying, "Learn about some common cat health problems and some simple ways to deal with them."

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of advice for women from women using our carnival submission form.

Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Advice for Women from Women - Mid March 2009

Welcome to the March 15, 2009 edition of advice for women from women. Another great instalment of this blog carnival. There is all kinds of advice from all kinds of women, so a little something for everyone. There is even a giveaway, so why not take advantage? Enjoy your reading and see you at the end of the month...


Nancy Miller presents Reproduction and Responsibility, Growing Further Apart posted at Radiography Schools.

Dianne M. Buxton presents How to Tell If Your Children's Bedding is Safe posted at Baby Boomers and Menopause, saying, "My recent education into the facts of chemicals in conventional bedding shocked me. I was glad to find out how easy it is to get organic family bedding at a reasonable cost."

Nancy Miller presents The Surgery is Over… Now What? 4 Tips for A Successful Rehab posted at Surgical Technician Schools.

More than just a mother presents Boys don't wear hair clips posted at More than just a mother.

Erika presents Skiing in Spain: the Catalonia Pyrenees posted at Visiting Spanish Speaking Countries, saying, "You have probably heard all about the beaches of Spain; the truth is that Spain is not only all about summertime travel. The country offers a winter wonderland made possible by the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains."

Victoria Jennings presents Typical Marriage Timeline posted at Time To Get Married, saying, "A description of how a typical relationship progresses to marriage."

Vicky presents Getting Deals on Wedding Rings posted at Affordable Wedding Planning, saying, "While many people think of huge dollar amounts when it comes to rings, there are ways to make the shopping process more pleasant and affordable."

Woman Tribune presents Bella Sara Expands Line with Treasures Series & Mini Horses Collection posted at Woman Tribune.

Beth Dargis presents Decluttering with Obstacles posted at My Simpler Life - Simple Living.

Rose presents Free St Patricks Day Crafts Templates: Prancing Leprechauns posted at Fine Craft Guild .com, saying, "This great CRAFT project just costs 2 sheets of paper. ...and you'll have a REALLY CUTE Leprechaun Marionette! FREE template & tutorial. Pull the strings to make him dance to the rainbow's pot of gold. Fun & Easy Project, all ages. GREAT FOR SPRING BREAK!"

Jessica presents Jamaica Travel Tips posted at Jessica's Travel Tips: Travel For Cheap, saying, "Information for your next Jamaica vacation."

Cheating Wife presents Is your Spouse's Friend just a Friend? posted at Cheating Wife, saying, "Tips on how to answer those nagging thoughts if the friend of your significant other is really just a friend."

Sunny Tan presents Why Do Men Lie About Cheating - Is My Man Cheating - Signs Of Cheating Men posted at Cheating Men, saying, "Why can men not just fess up after cheating?"

Raising Whiskers presents Cats Toilet Training - Litter Box - Toilet Training posted at Cat Care Tips, saying, "Yes, you can train your cat to use the toilet."

Kim Cohen presents Martha Stewart's quite smart posted at THE HOUSEHOLD MAVEN, saying, "This blog hopes to begin to question our bombardment of cultural images that make us believe that we can have a perfectly organized, color coded, neatly indexed life. And then when our life, inevitably, resists easy classification for faster filing, we believe that we have failed somehow, that we were not as disciplined or as organized as we needed to be. In it, I aim that we should have fun, lose the guilt about cluttered piles, and just enjoy our time with our families."

thebarefootbadger presents Simple Living: Lessons from Grandma's House posted at The Barefoot Badger, saying, "Your grandparents may be able to teach you more than you think about "going green.""


Heartstrong presents Early Menopause Increases Stroke Risk posted at Healthy Hearts with Heartstrong.

Sarah Scrafford presents Top 100 Healthy Mom Blogs posted at RN Central.

Sigrid Landau presents The Right Weight Loss Diet For Women - What Others Say posted at A1 How To, saying, "Here are some women's tips for weight loss."

Aparna presents Talcum powder dangerous for women? posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming, saying, "This bit of news is alarming and certainly a cause for concern. For, it has been recently found that women who use talcum powder every day to keep fresh are 40 per cent more likely to develop ovarian cancer and not only that the latest findings from the U.S. suggest that the risks are much greater than previously thought. Scientists fear powder particles applied to the private parts may travel to the ovaries and trigger a process of inflammation that allows cancer cells to flourish"

Sonia Devine presents Lap Band Surgery to cure Type 2 Diabetes posted at Love Yourself Slim - Weight Loss from the Inside Out.

Michele Rosenthal presents PTSD Healing: Taking a Time Out posted at PARASITES OF THE MIND, saying, "Sometimes the best thing we can do so we can continue to support our families and friends is to destress ourselves. Here's one example of how."

Heather Levin presents The Dangers of BPA posted at The Greenest Dollar, saying, "Learn how dangerous BPA really, and the surprising places it's lurking in your life."

Money & Finances

Debbie Ducker presents Profitable Blogging - Grab it why the competition is low. posted at Ducker Promotion Ezine, saying, "A fairly new idea with a lot of potential for entrepreneurs who have insight, drive, and a basic understanding of today"

Debt Wizard presents Making Money Is Easier Than Saving Money posted at Money Help, saying, "If you are trying to firm up your finances, trying to make some extra cash may actually be easier than just saving money."

TwoGun and Ozone presents The Resiliance of Poker posted at Online Poker Strategy, saying, "Despite the economic slowdown, poker is still thriving."

Dina presents Cost of Infertility Treatments posted at Naturally Getting Pregnant, saying, "I think this blog is a helpful overview for women who are new to the cost of infertility treatments"

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Zecco vs TradeKing: Which Online Stock Brokerage Account To Choose? posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "I am a financial blogger and I offer a review of a couple of the best online brokerages available for those interested in investing"

Koh presents If I'm a recent grad, should I invest in the stock market now? posted at slice of koh.

The Smarter Wallet presents Charting Stock Movements With Fibonacci Trading Techniques posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, "Thanks!"


Shen-Li Lee presents The Relationship Between Babies and Vitamin L for Love posted at Babylicious.

Nancy Miller presents Cut Those Apron Strings Without any Blood posted at Ultrasound Technician Schools.

Becca Glouzstein presents What to tell your kids about suffering and injustice in the world posted at Inspiration for Mothers . Com.


Carole Gold presents Download Alert! posted at Carole Gold, saying, "Does your computer hold the secret to navigating the economic downturn AND the paradigm shift?"

Minister Mamie L. Pack presents No one and Nobody posted at The Life I Now Live.

Tami Blodgett presents "Inspired Choices For Staying Emotionally Balanced posted at Online Wellness: A Safe Haven, saying, "During this time of tremendous emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and economic upheaval, it is imperative that we set a conscious intention to stay rooted within ourselves. Catherine offers choices for Staying Emotionally Balanced. Online Wellness Association provides a safe platform for online practitioners and clients."

Yolanda Lehman presents I WON'T COMPLAIN posted at Ain'ta That Good News?!, saying, ""I Won't Complain" will speak to the heart of the woman burdened by the stresses of life. Yolanda Lehman reminds women that there is sunlight even on our darkest of days..."


Victoria presents Honeybee Gardens Giveaway posted at Stiletto Beauty, saying, "The lovely people at Honeybee Gardens have provided some products to give to one lucky reader! All you have to do is leave a comment in the comment box at the end of this post and on March 31, I will hold a random drawing of everyone who has entered."

Mary@SimplyForties presents Strategies for Single Travel posted at SimplyForties.

Dating321 presents The Type of Man Women Want posted at Free Dating Advice, saying, "Do women really just want money or good looks?"

Suzanne presents Addicted to complaining posted at Without Dash.

Jennerationx presents Advice for women posted at Jennerationx.

Ida Frog presents This is dedicated to all those single ladies that wonder if they are missing out...... posted at To know me is to hear me talk....

Kathryn presents How to Wear High Heels Without Hurting Your Feet posted at KathrynVercillo on eHow, saying, "It's fine to want to wear high heels but don't do it at the expense of your physical well being!"

Kela Price presents Catfight…dealing with insecurities posted at blended family soap opera.

Ashley Cook presents Secret Prom Accessories posted at Prom Blogger, saying, "Some great prom accessories no one ever needs to know about."

Josanne Anthony presents Effective Ways to Change Your Thinking posted at Bathrobe Therapy, saying, "We can all change some of our negative ways of thinking"

Toni presents The Belly Band posted at Wifely Steps, saying, "For those pregnant and are having wardrobe issues, here's a great maternity accessory that can help ease wardrobe worries -- the belly band. :)"

Mina Togonon presents Cutting the Substitutes in the Relationship posted at 24 Hour Paradigm, saying, "Women all over the world have had so much to offer not just for their partners for themselves as well. At times, the generous women forget how it is to feel valued especially when they receive less attention. What to do?"

Suzanne presents Embracing self care - Guest post by Life Coach Christine posted at Without Dash.

Kakie presents Honoring March - Womens History Month posted at Bur Bur & Friends: Community Park, saying, "It is important that we continue to learn about our heritage as women. Here you will find information about the history of Women's History Month."

Nancy Muller presents Waiting-for-Payday Recipes: Pinched From My Mother's Recipe Box posted at Recession Depression Therapy, saying, "The adult mother/daughter relationship shines through as we share our favorite, frugal rice udding recipe"

Gina presents How To Handle Men's Mind Games posted at Bajan Love Notes, saying, "The use of mind games is manipulative, immature and counter-productive yet both men and women have been guilty of playing them at one point or another. So why do men play games with women’s heads, even the ones they love? This could be for any amount of reasons…"

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of advice for women from women using our carnival submission form.

Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.