Bloganthropy Awards Recognizes 5 Women Bloggers Making A Difference

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I'mvery delighted to share that Postpartum Progress is one of the 5 finalists for the inaugural Bloganthropy Award. I can't believe the company I'm among as a finalist (see below)!

The Bloganthropy Awards recognize bloggers who have "made a difference by using social media effectively to promote a good cause." I'm so glad the organizers of this award recognize that educating mothers about postpartum depression and connecting them to the best resources is a good cause!

Bloganthropy.org, a non-profit organization that "combines the power of social media with the resources of corporate giving, Child's Play Communications, an NYC PR firm that connects corporate sponsors with moms, andcorporate sponsor Give Health, one of Procter & Gamble's social sustainability programs, have come together to create and sponsor this award.

This is alovely way to celebrate 6 years of philanthropic work and a great future ahead! My fabulous 4 fellow finalists (alliteration!) are as follows:

Kristine McCormick, whoblogs about the death of her 6-day-old daughter from an undetected congential heart defect (CHD) and advocates for universal CHD screening at Cora's Story.

Maggie, who created Violence Unsilenced, a supportive forum for the voices of survivors of domestic violence that was a finalist in the 2010 Bloggies Awards for best community blog.

Debbie Dubrow, Michelle Duffy, Pam Mandel and Beth Whitman, who host an online fundraiser each December called Passports With Purpose that raises money for such charities as Heifer International.

Megan Jordan, a Gulf Coast resident who formed a partnership with Tide to help provide laundry services to Gulf Coast residents in need after Hurricane Katrina, and who is nowadvocating via her blog Velveteen Mindfor communities devastated by the oil spill.

The winner of the first annual Bloganthropy Award will be announced in New York City on August 5th at an event for mom bloggers called Dinner's On Us.

So now to the most important question: What should I wear?!

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About Katherine Stone

is the founder & editor of Postpartum Progress. She was named one of the ten most influential mom bloggers of 2011, a WebMD Health Hero and one of the top 25 parent bloggers using social media for social good. She also writes the Fierce Blog, and a parenting column for Disney's Babble.com.

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  1. I believe it and I heartily congratulate you.
    Hmmmm… what to wear? Something that's comfy and makes you feel pretty. Since you look gorgeous in a plain old white tank top, I think anything you put on will be simply perfect. You could accessorize with something one of your kids made you. Macaroni necklaces go with everything. :) And they are a reminder that you made it through PPOCD and your kids love you.
    Truly pleased as punch for you.
    <3
    -Sophie

  2. KATHERINE! I have got such goosebumps reading this – you are absolutely amazing! And wow, what a lineup of great finalists. What an honor. What should you wear? Something very expensive! :) Congrats to you. You deserve this recognition so very much!

  3. Congrats Katherine! You deserve this!!!
    What to wear indeed?!

  4. Congrats! You deserve the recognition! You truly make a difference for so many moms out there suffering from perinatal mood disorders!