Note from the editor – Week of April 9, 2012

By | April 10, 2012 | Thoughts from the Mothership

Note from the editor – Week of April 9, 2012

Greetings and welcome to the Momiverse!

The last few months and especially this week have been an emotional roller coaster for me. The Momiverse has been in the works for quite some time — much like giving birth to a baby (although in this case, it’s the gestation period of an elephant!) — and now my team and I proudly present to you the official website of

The Momiverse is a place where moms like you can find information, articles and tools to help simplify your life and enable you to take better care of yourself. We also feature Sites that Simplify, where we share information about websites that offer you ways to save time and energy – something we could all use more of!

Moms are adept at juggling a million responsibilities all at once. It’s what makes us unique, but it also presents us with the dilemma of needing to take care of ourselves before we can take care of the ones we love. And most of us rarely do that.

Last week, I really had to practice what I preach and take some time out of a crazy schedule for some “MomMe” time. I share my experience in “Making time for me: Spa Week sneak peek.” It was a tough assignment, but someone had to do it.

We’re especially honored to feature some of the most dynamic contributors in the Momiverse. We have moms, dads and future parents all sharing their wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we hope you find them as inspiring and entertaining as we do.

Behind every phenomenal project, are family, friends and a team of hardworking and passionate people who understand the work ethic and contribution it takes to make something like happen. I am so fortunate to work with some of the most exceptional people I’ve ever met. I encourage you to learn more about them as they’ve worked diligently with me to make the Momiverse a better place for you and your families. And a very special thanks to my family and friends, especially my husband and my mom, for their love, support and encouragement.

To celebrate the official launch of the Momiverse, we invite you to join us for our launch Twitter Party. We have a group of amazing panelists from the mom community and each one is a rock star mom who is ready to share her expertise and insight. We’ve also teamed up with incredible sponsors to offer you the chance to win some exciting prizes.

Please join our discussion at the Twitter Party as we chat about navigating the world of Mom! And don’t forget to RSVP and enter for a chance to win some awesome stuff!

We hope that becomes a place where you’ll find inspiration for your life and work. And of course, we want to hear your thoughts and feedback!


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Charmin Calamaris

Charmin is a wife, mom of two boys and creator of the Momiverse. The Momiverse is an online magazine for busy moms (is there any other kind?) dedicated to helping moms make time – and take time – for themselves. She traded in her career in land use planning and environmental policy to become Chief Executive Navigator of the Momiverse. You can connect with Charmin in her "online office" on Twitter or Facebook.

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