WHY HAVE KIDS? Twitter Party Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:00-9:00pm ET #WhyHaveKids

One of the most high-profile young feminists in America, Jessica Valenti has taken on the controversial—but necessary—question: Why Have Kids? (Amazon /New Harvest, $23.00 hardcover; $12.99 digital list price). If the statistics confirm that parenting is making Americans unhappy, then Valenti’s question is poised to spark an essential and honest conversation about modern parenthood. Through on-the-ground reporting, new scientific studies, and her own burgeoning motherhood, Valenti offers an in-depth exposé of the world of having (and not having) children. She moves beyond the black and white “mommy wars” over natural parenting, discipline, and work-life balance to explore a more nuanced reality: one filled with ambivalence, joy, guilt, and exhaustion.

Join us at #WhyHaveKids for a Twitter party this Thursday, September 13th from 8:00-9:00 pm ET as we discuss the Why Have Kids? book, parenting issues and more. As usual, we will be giving away fabulous prizes, so make sure you check out the details below and RSVP!

In the meantime, visit www.Amazon.com to order a copy of Why Have Kids?, available in hardcover or digital copy!


TOPIC – Why Have Kids? with Jessica Valenti

TIME – Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8-9 PM Eastern (7-8 PM Central, 6-7 PM Mountain, 5-6 PM Pacific)


CUSTOM TWEETGRID – http://bit.ly/QbEwMB

PANELISTS – @MomSpark, @MomSparkMedia, @JessicaValenti, @mommyltloriley, @momwithadotcom, @thefrugalette and @OMGhada (follow everyone before party!)

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  • One (1) Grand Prize: Amazon Kindle Fire preloaded with Why Have Kids?
  • One (1) First Prize: $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • Five (5) Second Prizes: $20 Amazon Gift Card
  • Three (3) Third Prizes: Digital copy of Why Have Kids?

Prize Rules: Winner must be a 18 years or older USA resident and MUST be present at the Twitter party to win. No purchase necessary. Winners will be randomly selected from attendees. Winner must respond to @MomSpark’s DM within 24 hours to claim prize. Not sure how Twitter parties work? Email us at momsparkmedia@gmail.com for help!


Going to the party? RSVP HERE! List your “name” as your Twitter handle (i.e. @MomSpark) and your url as your Twitter web address (i.e. http://twitter.com/momspark)!

DISCLOSURE – Mom Spark Media has partnered with the Why Have Kids? team to produce this Twitter party. Read Mom Spark’s full disclosure here.

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