We all know about videos going viral on the web....the internet and its powers are far reaching, for sure. And for good or bad (music). But, moms who hang out on internet mom boards and blogs can take not just videos, but a toy recall, a new recommendation or a deal on Ergos and spread the word just as quickly as Rebecca Black became a household name. The strength of mom … [Read more...] about My Kid Benefits From My Internet Addiction
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If you or a woman that you care about has been touched by addiction, you likely know first-hand just how challenging overcoming this dependency can be. Many women who have fallen victim to addiction feel powerless to escape the cycle of repeated drug or alcohol use. As a result, they are hesitant to try to break free from their addictive behavior. While there is nothing that … [Read more...] about Addiction Recovery for Women
What causes it, and how to fix it. A few months back, I spent the afternoon at the park with a dear friend and his nine-year-old twin boys. While Brad and I savored a day away from our computers and phones, his boys became more anxious as the afternoon progressed, punctuating our walk with choruses of “I’m bored!” Why did three hours of sunshine without ipads, phones, … [Read more...] about Does Your Child Suffer from Technology-Induced Anxiety?
"Today's feminism isn't about women doing it all. It's about women NOT having to do it all." - Gloria Steinem I began buying into the myth of "doing it all" at an early age. In my 20s, I had my checklist life in mind: start a lucrative career right after college, meet someone and fall in love, get married by age 30, get my career to a successful enough point that I … [Read more...] about 10 Things Happy Moms Do Differently
Get this: U.S. teenagers now spend a whopping NINE HOURS A DAY using media. That’s more time than most spend sleeping, learning, or hanging out with us. The nine hours includes watching TV, videos and movies, playing video games, listening to music, and checking social media. New research shows that some 13 year olds check social media 100 times a day. Girls spend 40 minutes … [Read more...] about Three Tips To Help Tame Our Kids Tech