Mon, 30 December 2013
A bonus podcast for The Chaos Crew. Lian's got a new theme for 2014. Here what it is and tell me your own theme, Plus:
Holiday Movies Reviews
Audio Book round-Up
Advice for caring for agining parents
and Take the Dialect Quiz from the New York Times
Thu, 19 December 2013
Chaos Chronicles 805: Chicken Marbella & the Mashed Potato Bar; Holiday Driving Tips; Decolletage Issues and Pope Francis & Gisele Bunchen
Lian Dolan's weekly show on Modern Motherhood:
The Mashed Potato Bar & Chicken Marbella
The Solumnity of Newtown Anniversary. Read Lisa Belkin's piece from the Huffington Post
In the news:
Safe Holiday Driving Tips from State Farm. For more information, clikc to go to the State Farm site
Strange Bedfellows: Pope Francis & Gisele Bundchen
and Does Your Blood Actually Thin in Cold Weather
Finally: Holiday To Do List
Mon, 2 December 2013
Chaos Chronicles 804: Thanksgiving Follow-Up; News to Use on Food Allergies & College Degrees; and A Fashion Query
Lian Dolan's weekly show on Modern Motherhood:
Lian's Follow-Up on Thanksgiving, Pate & Black Friday
News from the Front:
Babies and Food Allergies
College Degrees that make money... and those that don't
Have a Daughter interested in Math and Science? Check out engineergirl.org
Thu, 21 November 2013
Lian Dolan's weekly podcast on Modern Motherhood:
This week: The LA Auto Show press Days become a Take Your Son To Work situation for Lian
Po Culture Round-Up:
Bridget Jones Mad About The Boy
Holiday To Do List
Thu, 14 November 2013
Chaos Chronicles 802: Outsourcing Dinner; Designer and Crafter Extraordinaire Betz White; and are Genetically Morning Person or a night Owl?
On the show today:
Are you a Morning Person? Can you change if you’re not? Please help me help my teenaged son!
Featured Interview with Designer, Author and Crafter Betz White: Find her work here at betzwhite.com
Advice for SnapChat kid: Take the money
Outsourcing your life: Does it make good ecomonic sense to hire help , like lots of help? From the New York Times article. What would you outsource and why?
To Do List: Gourmet Caramel Apples!
Fri, 8 November 2013
Chaos Chronicles 801: Mindfulness and the Family Dinner; Birth Order, Brains & Bitterness and Time to Plant the Tulips
On the show this week
Triumph at the DMV
Can Family Dinners lead to extra Mindfulness? Lian has a theory. To read the article from the New York Times: Mindfulness Getting Its Share of Attention, click here.
To Do List: Time to Plant the Tulips
Wed, 30 October 2013
Chaos Chronicles Returns: Better Classrooms for Boys; Kids, Parents and Online obligations; and childhood anxiety and OCD with author Kristin Radcliffe
The Chaos Chronicles returns! back behind the mic with:
Building better Classroom Environments for Boys from Time.com. Here's a link to : Chisitina Hoff Sommers: 3 Things Schools can do to help Boys Succeed
Kid, Parents and Online Obligations
Willow Wonder: Why Do I Worry: a new book about childhood anxiety and OCD with author Kristin Beckstrom Radcliffe. For more information, click here: http://www.kbradcliffe.com/Willow-Wonders.html
Fri, 30 August 2013
Chaos Chronicles 714: Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, More Keys to Happiness & Deep Fried Bacon-Wrapped Pickles
On this episode:
Lian goes to the County Fair and breake her vow never to eat a Blooming Onion
Updates on Happiness and School Books for Teacher Mona and Prayers for Pastor Jill
Gap Year Growing Pains and To Do List
Thu, 15 August 2013
Today, it's (almost) all about the Happy on Chaos Chronicles. Or at least, the Happier! On the show this week:
A Hot Chocolate Study that made me happy ( for a short time)
9 Ways to take a Bliss Trip, thanks to Health Magazine. The article by Kate Lowenstein is not online but you can find lots of other articles on Healthy & Happy here at health.com. To access and identify your Signature Strengths, the free Values in Action Inventory of Strengths Survey, click here.
Can a website really make you happier? Well, I've ceratingly enjoyed it for the first day of 'sharing happy' with total strangers. Want to join the Happier Community? Click here.
To read more about Happier founder Nataly Kogan, here is an article by here at The Huffington Post. Here's Nataly Kogan's TedX talk and bio.
Plus, a To List assignment for the whole Chaos Crew. Thanks in advance.
Embrace your chaos, Lian
Fri, 9 August 2013
On the show today:
Lian's novel Elizabeth the First Wife zooms up the charts at Nook and Kindle!
An Update on Lessons Learned at BlogHer 2013: Guy Kawasaki; Steamy Kitchen; Producing your own podcast; selling your blog
Book Tour Last Stand at The Book Stall in Chicago
Family Vacation: Block Island, East Hampton, Wesport
My friend's Inn: http://www.oldtowninnbi.com/
Back to School Survey: Who is more excited? You or the kids? according ot Land's End, the answer is...
Mon, 22 July 2013
Chaos Chronicles 711: Live Royal Baby Coverage! Plus, Vacation Readiness; those Wedding shows on TLC and BlogHer2013
Lian jumps on the Royal Baby Watch with Live coverage from her closet. Plus:
My (Short-lived) Life as a Life Coach
Those Awful Wedding Shows on TLC
The Lesson of Cory Monteith and RIPD Bombs
Fri, 12 July 2013
Chaos Chronicles Podcast 710: Royal Baby Predictions; Surprising Mood Boosters; Wedding Dress; and ESPN's Pat Summit Documentary
On this week's Chaos Chronicles:
Lian's Royal Baby Predictions: A Boy named James
Surprising Mood Boosters from O Magazine: Peppermint, Sleep and Surprises
Media Recommendation: ESPN's Nine for IX series. Don't miss Pat XO about Pat Summit. For all of the documentaries in this series, please consult ESPN.
Tue, 2 July 2013
Lian is back from the Tour de Oregon. A review of the two week road trip, plus other ramblings on audio books, 4th of July, Harry & David, the joys of good beds and Jury Duty Limbo.
Fri, 7 June 2013
Lian Dolan's weekly take on Modern Motherhood. On the show this week:
Back from the East Coast Book Tour. Thanks to all those who showed up in Maplewood, Mattituck, Madison and Westport. Lian's Book Tour Top Ten List from Bookstores to Banana Republic to Italian food.
Jennifer Weiner's The Next Best Thing
Vladimir Putin back on the market
Brad Pitt should stop talking
Telephone Etiquette Apologies
To Do List: Enter our Summer with Shakespeare Sweepstakes
Thu, 9 May 2013
Chaos Chronicles 707: High School Graduation & College Decisions; News headlines and Summer with Shakespeare Sweepstakes
Lian is back with the Chaos Chronicles:
The College Decision is made for her son. Now what?
The Elizabeth the First Wife Book Tour begins. Hear about the Summer with Shakespeare Sweepstakes
Mother's Day Reflections
Mon, 15 April 2013
Lian Dolan is back with her weekly take on Modern Mother, life, news, culture and more:
Hoew I spent my Spring Break: In the Hospital on an IV
Not-so-Newsworthy News: New CEO at Amex; Justin Beiber in a Bubble; and Why I don't like "Bones."
To Do List: Community Service and Design help needed
Mon, 18 March 2013
Lian is back for a full hour of Chaos:
The Joy of Volunterring
News Nuggests: Cookie Crimes; Oz at the Box Office; Glitter Bombs
The Case of Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In
What to learn from Steubenville
Plus, To Do list
Fri, 8 March 2013
Chaos Chronicles 703: Air Emergency; Martha Stewart Goes to Court and a Tribute to a Satellite Mister
Chaos Chronicles 703:
An update on Lian's excellent trip to Dallas and her scary flight home
What's happening with College admissions at Lian's house
Martha Stewart back in court with some fantastic testimony
A tribute to a Satellite Mister and the power of the community
Fri, 22 February 2013
An update on Lian's father's death and her advice for those who are caregivers. Plus, an update on her new book, Elizabeth the First Wife.
Mon, 28 January 2013
Lian Dolan's weekly podcast is back for 2013. This week, an update on life, her new book and some thoughts on changes in the year to come.