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ARE YOU IN THE KNOW?: Take The Weekly News Quiz

We found something fun, MAMAs!  Each week the Christian Science Monitor publishes a News Quiz.  If you’ve been following the latest stories, have no fear – you’ll get high marks.  If you’ve been helping with homework instead of reading the newspaper or O-MAMA this week, the quiz will get you up to speed.  Enjoy!

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BALANCING IT ALL: O-MAMAs On “The Balancing Act” On Lifetime

  The Balancing Act is tuned-in to America’s moms, so we need to tune-in on Tuesday, January 31st from 7-8 am to hear what YOU have to say about navigating the Playground of Politics.  Yep, this is when you may make your TV debut! If you sent us a video clip or ran into us in a ... Read more

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HACK JOURNALISM: News Of The World Scandal

UPDATE 7/19:  Rupert and James Murdoch’s  testimony in front of the British Parliament was suspended after a man got within 18 inches of Murdoch with a cream-filled pie. Murdoch’s wife, Wendi, jumped to her husband’s aid and punched the assailant.  DANG Wendi – you go MAMA! UPDATE 7/18:  News of the World phone hacking whistle blower ... Read more

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SHOCKING PINK: J.Crew Boy’s Polish Photo

The new J.Crew catalogue has a picture of the company’s creative director, Jenna Lyons, painting her son’s toenails pink.  Beckett is five, and apparently likes the color.   The photo is seen by some as a sweet mother-son moment, and by others as dipping its toe into parental support of transgendered children?!  The media went into ... Read more

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ON O-MAMA RADIO: “Beck, Budgets and the Birds and the Bees”

Today at 12 pm PST, we’ll be talking about BECK, BUDGETS and the BIRDS & THE BEES.  The MOMism of the day for all three is “honesty is the best policy!”  If you want to share your opinions, give us a buzz at 818/514-1016 or, just click link and listen to Kitchen Table Talk on ... Read more

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LOSING THE PLOT: CBS Cancels Production on Two and a Half Men

UPDATE: 3/7 Warner Brothers Television announced it has fired actor Charlie Sheen from the CBS sitcom “Two and a Half Men.” ———————————————————— What happens when the highest paid actor on TV goes on a rant about his boss and Thomas Jefferson?  Lots of people lose their jobs!  Bad boy, Charlie Sheen and star of Two ... Read more

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THANKS MOM: Oscar Celebrates MAMAs

The King’s Speech won the night and it’s Academy Award Winning director, Tom Hooper, gave all the credit to his MAMA who found the movie for him.  “The moral of the story,” he said, is “listen to your mother.”  Hooper wasn’t the only one who gave props to mom.  Best Supporting Actress for her role ... Read more

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BYE BYE BIG BIRD-IE: PBS Funding Cuts

Not to freak everyone out, but people are waving “Save Sesame Street” signs around town.  Granted, not Tahir square level freak out, but for the United States, it’s strange.   Congress has put forth a budget that will cut spending…including PBS where Sesame Street airs.  What an Oscar the Grouch-like Congress! Super sad, since public television ... Read more

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AD-NASEUM: Best And Worst Superbowl Ads

So, MAMAs, one of our very fav parts of the Superbowl are the commercials (and the snacks, of course)!  We love all the background stories about the players…the sappier and more mom-related the better.  We loved seeing a great game with two super teams.  That being said, we are still obsessing about the ads.  Michelle ... Read more

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BALANCING ACT: LifeTime’s Balance Your Life Magazine

Want some advice?  Yah, yah…we’re good, but sometimes we need some tips on balancing it all!  Balance Your Life Magazine has put together a great resource for women on everything from “10 Funny Ways To Lose Weight and Get Fit” to “Easy Ways To Green Your Routine.”  Not to mention, O-MAMA’s insights on pages 30 ... Read more

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