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Stephanie Sprenger
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#Writers  and #bloggers  ! +HerStories Tales has a great new writing course this winter! This 6-week, online, interactive course will give you the tools you need to craft and revise a fantastic personal essay and successfully submit it for publication. If you have #publishing  goals for the new year, sign up now-- space is limited! 
Our next online writing course will help you edit your personal essay and get published in the new year.
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I had such a great time chatting with +Estelle Erasmus  on a Google hangout. Check out our conversation about publishing, books, and +HerStories Tales here. 
This is my Google+ hangout with Stephanie Sprenger of Mommy Is For Real and the HerStories Project.
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#Bloggers  ! The HerStories Project's online course, "Write Your Way to a Better Blog," is now available as a PDF! It's just $29 for the next few days, so check it out! It's a great course for refining your blog's purpose, finding your authentic voice, and developing your storytelling, humor writing, interviewing, and editing techniques. Fantastic guest instructors and experts, including +Kate Hall +Sarah Rudell Beach +Danielle Herzog  and +Norine Dworkin of +ScienceOfParenthood Get yourself and your blog a holiday gift this year! PDF comes with entry into an interactive FB writing community for the class. 
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What do you do when your 20-year old, not super-responsible stepdaughter gets pregnant? I have no idea how I would feel. +Kristi Campbell isn't sure either. 
There have been times in my life when I’ve had to tell friends and family “Stop! I can’t take it! I’m gonna die laughing!” Those moments include some awesome stories. There’s the one about my work colleague getting too drunk to find his hotel room, being broomed off of a doorstep,…
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Thanks for sharing +Stephanie Sprenger (and it's not legal to just bury her in the back yard right??)
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Parents-- do you struggle with guilt and feeling overwhelmed by "shoulds" in your life? I've been wondering if some of us are just hard-wired for guilt, and whether it goes hand in hand with anxiety. 
It was New Year’s Day, and I stumbled down the stairs at 9:45 am, a highly irregular time for me—a 36-year-old mother of two young girls—to wake up for the day. However, the previous night had been a little bit more festive than usual, and I was grateful for the extra sleep. As I sat …
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You helped write it, and I sang it! Here's our collaborative holiday ParentZ Bop: All I Want for Christmas- Parent Version, with great lyrics ideas from YOU! +Kristi Campbell  +Sarah Rudell Beach +Jenn Rose +Dana Hemelt and MORE! 
Welcome to Part 2 of our ParentZ Bop Holiday Edition! I asked for your help, and you came through for me! A few weeks ago, I put out a call to friends and readers for what they really wanted for Christmas… I’ll let the video speak for itself. Without further ado, here it is: “All I Want …
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Did the Elf on the Shelf scare the crap out of your kid? Find out what happened in our house: 
My child was terrified of the Elf on the Shelf. Find out what happens when an anxious child decides to try the Elf again.
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Hilarious holiday #ParentZBop  song parody with lyrics from +Peyton Price ... AND, I need YOUR help writing my next parody, "All I want for Christmas!" Comment on my blog or in this post and I'll use your ideas in my next song. What do you really want for Christmas, parents? 
An all-new holiday edition of ParentZ Bop, along with a challenge for an epic holiday song parody- what do YOU want for Christmas, moms and dads?
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Want a behind-the-scenes look at what it's really like to publish a book with small children around? Find out some epic details about our +HerStories Tales publishing experience, and some memorable moments from my book release party last week. 
How to publish a book with toddlers: a harrowing behind the scenes look at writing and publishing while mothering.
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Don't succumb to holiday stress! Here are some tips for taking care of yourself this season, including some easy, yummy treats that are just for YOU, a book recommendation, and some suggestions for preserving your sanity during a crazy season. What tips would you add? 
This season can be crazy- here are some tips for taking care of yourself during the holidays.
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Occupation
I am a freelance writer, blogger, music therapist, and early childhood music teacher.
Skills
Singing, guitar, piano, writing, blogging, parenting
Employment
  • music therapist, present
  • Mommy, for Real
    freelance writer, present
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Currently
Arvada, CO
Story
Tagline
I am a mother, music therapist, teacher, writer, and blogger. Guess that covers everything.
Introduction
You can find me on my blog, Mommy, for Real, and my writing has also been featured on The Huffington Post, In the Powder Room, Mamalode, BlogHer, and Mamapedia. I am the co-editor of The HerStories Project: Women Explore the Joy, Pain, and Power of Female Friendship- a collection of essays on women's friendship from 50 women writers, featuring a foreword by Jill of Scary Mommy. 
Bragging rights
Um, see above. Oh, and I guess I can brag about my mediocre parenting skills and freakish memory, too. And I can sing.
Education
  • Wartburg College
    2000
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Female