I entered an essay content at Mindful Mama Magazine (the subject was "what it means to be a mindful mama"). My entry is titled Pain & Presence in Parenting.
Anyway, the essays that are the most "popular" in terms of discussion/views/ratings will move on, sooooo....if anyone is interested in helping with that, please check it out! (and/or submit your own essay)
Here are the directions:
1. Create a Mindful Mama account. http://mindfulmamamagazine.com/user/CreateUser.aspx?ReturnUrl=
2. Post comments in the Ani DiFranco Contest Forum. (You must be a registered user to view this forum).
3. Increase the popularity of favorite submission by forwarding this e-mail to other friends.