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Is Gambling a Man's Thing? We Dare to Disagree

To be a professional gambler, you need to be a man - at least this is what many media outlets and society as a whole are trying to tell us. Of course, men are seen as being risk-takers but this doesn't necessarily translate into them being the only gender to enjoy playing casino games. Stats show that as many women enjoy a few spins on a Royal Vegas slot machine than…

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Gender in media does matter

My son is at a fun age where he can appreciate more movies than a few years ago. So, we have been watching Disney movies lately. He laughs at all the right places in Lilo & Stitch and dances next to me during A Little Mermaid. And I can't tell you how happy I was when he cited Moana as one of his favorites.…



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Added by Lauren Markman on June 29, 2017 at 6:59am — No Comments

Here is what happens when you quit facebook for one week

If you are looking for less angry, less depressed, more pleasant etc..., maybe try quitting Facebook for a while to see if it helps or not. The happiness research institute found out the difference between the FB users who left FB for a week and the frequent FB uers. Isn't it interesting?!?! For more details for the study:…

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Added by Joy Ye on June 27, 2017 at 5:22pm — No Comments

5 Instagram Accounts Every Mom Should Follow

Being a mom is enough work that it demands all the extra help you can get. The good is there are plenty of Instagram accounts out there are willing to help. Sometimes you’ll just need a good laugh to get you through a stressful moment, while other times an inspirational quote to kick start your daily motivation will be all you need.

However, one thing is for sure: these 5 Instagram accounts will reinforce you aren’t alone out there…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on June 5, 2017 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Getting permission to post

My son was looking at the Waze app on my phone, alerting me to potential traffic in areas that were not actually on our route. He must have closed the app, because he started asking me about the other apps and what they did.…



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Added by Lauren Markman on May 22, 2017 at 7:08am — No Comments

Android Monitoring App: Helping Parents Know Their Children Better

Parents nowadays may need some parental control tools such as Android monitoring app to understand and know their children better. Parenting is rewarding and tough at the same time. This is a struggle for every parent, especially those with pre-teens or teenagers who are very much into gadgets and social networking. Getting to know your kids is really important so that you, as a parent, will be able to provide them the guidance and protection they need. …



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Added by Becky Holmes on March 22, 2017 at 4:57am — No Comments

The know-it-all in our household

I have made two key points very clear to my son over the past year:

  1. Mommy is not an octopus.
  2. Mommy does not know everything.

The first concept is an acknowledgement that I can't do everything at once, so if he sees me…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 13, 2017 at 6:54am — No Comments

A lifetime of superheroes

When my son was four, he told me about Batman. He had learned about the superhero from his friends at school and was brimming with the type of facts that get garbled up when children try to teach each other information.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on February 27, 2017 at 6:46am — No Comments

How to Get Your Blog Noticed

When you become a mommy blogger, you suddenly recognize how many other blogs there are out in the blogosphere. How can you possibly get noticed amidst this din? There are a few ways to make your blog stand out and become part of the A-list.

Create Unique Content

There are a…

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Added by Stacey Doyle on February 11, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Mothers Are Human Beings: We All Make Mistakes

I have a shocking revelation for you. Although we often look like superheroes, mothers are in fact HUMAN! This means that we are fallible, we make mistakes. Yes, all of us! We lose a child at Target, we leave a hot cup of coffee unattended for a moment, we don’t realize the basement door is open when our…

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Added by Rachel Braun on December 2, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Motherhood In The Age Of Social Media

Wouldn’t you love to feel even more inadequate as a mother? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have all of your worst fears about your competence as a parent confirmed? How would you like to have every person you have ever known be able to tell you what you are doing wrong? Don’t you want to see how all of your…

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Added by Rachel Braun on November 7, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Mommy, please put the phone down

In my head, I still think I do a good job of not using my smartphone in front of my son. That may or may not be reality: I have been working a lot lately, so I know he has seen me distracted by my phone. But the subject is on my mind a lot: When I am with my son, I should be fully with my son.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on October 24, 2016 at 6:57am — No Comments

A.J. Morgan Is FINALLY Here...With A Giveaway!!!

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Cover Design: Jena Brignola
Photo Credit: Josh Edmonds
Models: Sam Anderton & Savannah Kaitlyn Jefferson
Release Date: August 29, 2016
 

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Added by Kristen Luciani on August 29, 2016 at 8:37am — No Comments

Being more than Mrs. Mommy

I have two t-shirts that I thought I had specially made just for fun. The first one was shortly before my wedding. I had it made to say "Mrs. XXXXX" (but instead of the Xs, it was my husband's name). The second was right after my son was born and it says XXXXXX's Mom (but instead of the Xs, it has my son's name).…

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Added by Lauren Markman on June 15, 2016 at 6:41am — No Comments

All screens come with an off button

My son now has Minecraft on his iPad. And like most new electronic privileges in our household, it came with a set of rules.



So far, he has taken to the rules quite well. Whenever I tell him that his time is up with the…

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Added by Lauren Markman on June 13, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments

Another reason why my son isn't listening to me

My son and I have a deal to help him get through his school morning routine: If my little bear completes his tasks early (dressed, teeth and hair brushed) then he is allowed to play on his iPad. This gives me enough time to make his lunch and do my hair and make-up.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 21, 2016 at 6:28am — No Comments

Listen, Connect, and then Post

Last weekend’s blizzard was a time of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and self-reflection. Social media provides us with beautiful pictures, exercise demonstrations, inspirational sayings to motivate us to get our sweat on in our baddest, beast mode each and every day.

This weekend I  enjoyed posting away while…

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Added by Michelle on January 28, 2016 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Put your phone down and parent

My son is sitting on my lap as I write this post. He is watching the way my fingers move across the keyboard and he is reading the words as I type them.



I try very hard to not use my phone too much in front of my son. Yes, it is very rewarding when it is my turn in a game, or I get a text message from a friend. But, he is my son, and he is much more rewarding…

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Added by Lauren Markman on January 18, 2016 at 8:09am — 2 Comments

Teens spend more time on media than sleeping

I work nine hours a day. From around 8:30 until 5:30 (if I am paying attention to the alert that tells me to leave), I am answering emails, rescheduling projects, attending meetings, straightening out issues over the phone and reading more emails through lunch. Nine hours.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on November 23, 2015 at 6:21am — No Comments

{Facebook Busness Page Benefits}

I know alot of folks ask why should I have a business page versus a personal profile but there are some benefits.

Facebook business page benefits:

1) When posting to your business page you can choose to post as yourself or as your business page. Make sure you are posting as your business page. After you post you can comment or like your post as yourself by changing the "liking and commenting" option to yourself. This will make the post visible in your newsfeed for your…

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Added by Talia Foster on November 6, 2015 at 11:36am — No Comments

How many selfies could you take in one day?

When my son was born, my Mom asked me to take a picture of him every day. So I did. (Thanks, Mom!) Obviously, I took more than one picture of him most days, but I can say that I have a record of my son every day of the first year of his life - that's 365 photos of his daily changes from being a day old to being a year old.…



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Added by Lauren Markman on October 12, 2015 at 6:19am — No Comments

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