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Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. If you’ve been following the news, looking at advertisements, shopping in toy stores, or talking to other parents, then you are probably aware of the high number of product recalls...
- March 15, 2008
Today's topic is verb tense. This episode is a little unusual because I usually deal with topics that can be widely applied to fiction and non-fiction writing, but recently I was on a plane reading Seth Harwood's crime novel Jack Wakes Up, and I was struck by the fact that it was...
- March 14, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. This has been a fun and enlightening week around our house. As a matter of fact, a couple of things have inspired me so much that I want to share them with my listeners. I may not be...
- March 08, 2008
It was almost exactly a year ago when I did the first show about who versus whom. In that show I only covered the simple cases, and lately I've been getting questions that made me think I should delve deeper into the topic. So today's topic is who versus whom — advanced....
- March 07, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. Bad habits – we all have them. Adults can learn to break bad habits when they want to, but what do we do when our children’s unconscious habits annoy us? No, the kids aren...
- March 01, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. When I was a kid my family went camping quite often. We had a big pickup truck with a camper on top of it. We could climb the ladder and sit on top of the camper to look at the stars,...
- February 23, 2008
Today I'm going to answer a question from Elizabeth: Hi, Grammar Girl. I love your podcast and I wanted to know if you could clarify the correct usage of may and might. I may go to the party or I might go to the party? I'm unsure. Could you please clarify this for me? Thanks, Elizabeth...
- February 22, 2008
 Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. We have a local rec center that distributes a seasonal catalog full of great children’s classes, clubs, and activities. When one mom mentions that she’s received her...
- February 16, 2008
Today's topic is the word xeriscape. This is kind of a self-indulgent podcast for me. I've been house hunting lately, and I swear if one more real estate agent tells me about a property's wonderful zeroscape, I'm going to rent for the rest of my life. What Is a Xeriscape? The...
- February 15, 2008
 Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. Listeners are writing in and I love it! There seems to be a sudden surge of children who don’t want to sleep anymore. I’ve offered a few tips on this topic in Getting...
- February 09, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. This is the season of illness. Moms at playgroups are carrying tissues and using that phrase I don’t want to hear: There’s something going around. That something could be...
- February 02, 2008
Today's topic is hyphens. On Monday afternoon Pat was watching the cable channel CNBC and called me over to the TV because the hosts were talking about hyphens. Yup, in the middle of a segment on the economy, they started talking about hyphens because the ticker read something like Is the...
- February 01, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting.   Today I’m going to talk about one of the great challenges experienced by many moms who have contacted me. It is definitely an issue that I deal with every day. Sometimes it...
- January 19, 2008
  Today's topic is coordinating your online and offline files. Rob writes in asking: What tips do you recommend for coordinating e-mail, Word and hard files, which all contain different documents on the same topic -- the problem of this part of the century? The quick and dirty tip is...
- January 15, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting.   I recently had a problem with my four-year-old daughter. The doorbell was ringing and she assumed that the person coming for a visit was her cousins, Grandma, or a play date...
- January 12, 2008

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