Halloween Candy Do’s and Dont’s

Candy corn, Jolly Ranchers, Kit Kats, Skittles. Enough about what I had for breakfast, lets talk about Halloween candy. Being that I’m not the “healthiest” eater, I’m glad David Zinczenko, author of, Eat This Not That! For Kids! came out with a few Halloween candy guidelines. I have referenced his book before, and I like the way he breaks things… Read more →

To The Moms Who Stay Silent Against Social Injustice

Since it’s 2004 inception, Facebook has grown to become a popular medium to express social concern. When terrorists bombed Paris, everyone changed their profile pic in support. When a lion in Zimbabwe was killed, the Cecil movement began. The Orlando shooting at a gay nightclub, Boston Marathon bombing, mass school shootings….all horrific events, all protested on Facebook. However, when it… Read more →

How To Get Puppy Dog Ears On Snapchat

I love that so many of my old friends are getting excited about Snapchat. Now that we’ve established some of the basics, time to dive into the fun stuff: Snapchat Lenses. Lenses are basically creative filters for selfies. You’ve seen em: puking rainbows, flower crowns, and puppy dog ears. For women under 25, the puppy dog lens is (affectionately) known… Read more →

Snapchat For Old People

According to Bloomberg, Snapchat has passed 150 million users a day. That’s more than Twitter (136 milli estimated). Not bad for a social platform birthed less than 6 years ago. In this short time frame, Snapchat has built it’s $19 billion network on the popularity of young users. Website,  comScore.com estimates  69 percent of U.S. smartphone users age 18 to 24 are… Read more →

8 Easy Tips On How To Rock At Twitter

With 304 million active daily users, Twitter is a monster machine for promoting, connecting, and staying informed. Every second around 6,000 tweets are tweeted. That’s an average of over 350,000 tweets per minute, 500 million tweets per day and 200 billion tweets per year(!). Twitter is 140-character magic. Although it has changed a bit since its 2006 debut, one thing holds true about Twitter: It’s… Read more →

What President Obama Means To My Kids

I remember sitting in Social Studies class learning about the Presidents of the United States. I was so bored. I looked at the picture my teacher was showing and thought, “I can’t really relate to any of these old white haired men”. The only President I felt a remote connection with was a young, charismatic JFK. Other than his biography,… Read more →

12 Cool Things I’m Thankful For

Thanksgiving is definitely a time of reflection for many.  We get all deep, love everyone, remember how great the world is…it’s kinda like Facebook on a Sunday. What if we kept it real on Thanksgiving? You know, say things we are REALLY thankful for….things that only a drunk uncle would say at the turkey table. Of course I’m thankful for… Read more →