Guest Blog Post: My Facebook Truth by Bren Romano Monteiro


Gosh. Sometimes I see those "I know you're real life doesn't look like your Facebook one" meme's that keep coming up and I think "oh no! I'm sure everyone thinks that's me with my cutesy non-stop kid photos and happy-go-luckiness." But it's not me. My life really does look like that. Sometimes. Brief ...

How Facebook robbed me of my past…! by Pamela Francis


Social media has done what a good publicist would get paid to: make us all look good – better than we are. Make our lives look more glamorous. Cheat the tiny dive in the strip mall to appear as though it were the most velvet-ropest joint of all velvet-roped joints ...

Scrubz! Natural Skin Care Products! How I Reunited and Rejuvenated! – Review by Cara Potapshyn Meyers


  It’s a small world. It is also an amazing world when technology brings friends back together. This is what happened when I was reunited with a couple of my Sorority Sisters via Facebook. I also found a line of products I adore! I was contacted through Facebook Message by one of ...

Lonely is the Night …. By Robin Sydney Wallace


 "Unlike their male counterparts, female elected officials have produced remarkably few sex scandals," --The New York Times. There’s a mayoral race going on in New York City in which one of the candidates is redefining the issue of transparency in politics and giving the press another reason to keep showing up ...

Cool Summer Reading for Kids! – Review by Cara Potapshyn Meyers


I love cool stuff, as many of our readers know. When it comes to books, though, I’m a little “old-fashioned.” I prefer to hold a book and read it over listening to an audiobook or reading on my iPad. Sometimes, new technology prompts me to come out of my “shell” ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: Am I AP Enough? by Allison Silver


Nine months ago I created an Attachment Parenting meetup group in hopes to find some other local mamas who shared similar beliefs on parenting. In all honesty I was hoping to find maybe six or seven other moms who could get together regularly and offer each other support. As of ...

Children’s Books with a Message – Review by Cara Potapshyn Meyers


  Pink is Just a Color and So is Blue by Niki Bhatia  Using humor and sweet rhyming verse, Pink is Just a Color and so is Blue addresses the issues of gender stereotypes, tolerance, anti-bullying and self confidence.  Inspired by the author’s 6 year old son who loves the color pink and ...

My Truth About Facebook – by Margaret Hart


I wonder what most people think about Facebook? Do you think, as does one of my dear friends, that it's a colossal "time suck" and worthless? Or do you think it's fun and a great way to keep in touch with friends? Or maybe you are like me, you have ...

A Simple Solution by Heather Bowles


Good Saturday morning, ladies (and gents, I'm sure there must be a few)!  You all post pics of your children on Facebook, don't you? I certainly do. In fact, it's one of my primary ways of keeping a photo record of my daughter. You may recall there was a series ...

Finding Family and Going “Home” – By Cara Potapshyn Meyers


Next week, I will be meeting cousins and extended family I have never met before. Other than FaceBook postings, messages and exchanges over the past couple years, we have never been able to find an appropriate time to meet. We finally settled on several good days this month. I am ...