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
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Once upon a time you were fascinated by politics, intra-office warfare, tummy control slips, and how to dump a frenemy... and then, voila! You had a baby and you entered a new subculture where everyone talks about store-bought versus homemade baby food, the best playgroups and the alpha moms who stalk the playground making certain their child is constantly happy.However, when … [Read more...] about The Modern Mom’s Guide to Party Small Talk
A friend of mine emailed me a video about a female engineer, Debbie Sterling, who was raising money for her new company. Frustrated that the engineering industry was so male-dominated, she created a construction toy for little girls with the purpose of exposing them to the world of engineering. The video was so heartwarming and inspiring; I immediately wanted the toy for my … [Read more...] about GoldieBlox: A New Approach To Engineering For Girls
Beauty is the strangest gift ever given, because you have to give it back. Try telling that to a teenage girl. Or any woman under 30. Or, maybe, any woman of any age. A new documentary “About Face: The Supermodels, Then and Now,” scheduled to be broadcast on HBO starting Monday July 29, explores how being blessed with beauty, and confronting the loss of it, has … [Read more...] about When Beauty Fades: Inside the World of Aging Supermodels
After I finished reading the New York Times bestselling book, The Obamas, by Times reporter Jodi Kantor, I came to this not-so-pretty conclusion: It sucks to be the first lady. Wait . . . let me add a caveat or two: If you are a woman who a) has ambition b) is educated c) has a profession that you like d) want to actively be engaged in public policy issues (and have the … [Read more...] about Is Being First Lady the Worst Job in the World?