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On the news last night, following the $700 billion dollar bailout talk, it was mentioned that 25% of Americans are struggling to pay their bills every month.
 
Let me raise my hand and say hello, I am one of those Americans, and my actual debt is a miniscule fraction of this bailout… but it is a real, day to day...

Hipmama.com is delighted to sponsor the virtual book tour of our longtime friend, the illustrious Ayun Halliday! Her most recent book is the all-round awesome Zinester's Guide to New York published by Microcosm. We asked Ayun to share a preview….
 
Kids! Take them to Chinatown. Take them to MOMA, and every...

As a forced and oh, so reluctant shopper at Army...

Do you ever get a break, I wonder, from how fiercely you love them? I'm just curious... how are you supposed to let them leave home, lose jobs, get their hearts trampled on? I know everyone does it, everyone survives it. But sometimes it just seems so unlikely, unless I can just get a little respite from this horrible hot...

Four or five years prior to September 11, I created a small web page reviewing English-language children's books with Middle Eastern themes. As I recall there weren't more than two dozen such books at the time, once I'd weeded out the ones featuring mummies and pyramids, but it was a fun project anyway and I enjoyed working...

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