SL09174 Panel: Counting to Infinity: How Blogging Helps Process the Travails and Triumphs of Motherhood [Partial]

The term “Mommy Blog” has been used to define as well as cordon off writing about motherhood from “serious” blogging. Nonetheless, blogs about mothering flourish as an online medium where women write about, process, and compare notes on the experiences, challenges, and joys of mothering. Why has this focus in blogging taken off and kept going—and spawned satire sites? This panel of bloggers will tell us what they think.

Tresa Edmunds, Lisa Butterworth, Melanie Franti, Shelah Miner, Janet Garrard-Willis, Rachael Lauritzen, Taryn Nelson Seawright