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5 Ways to Rethink to Your Resolutions

We’re over a month into the New Year and many people are off and running on their resolutions…literally. Many people take the start of the new year to lose weight and exercise more. In fact, statistics show that losing weight and eating healthier are the top resolutions year after year. If you go to the gym in January, chances...

The Top 3 Graphic Design Apps You Should Be Using

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Hey Loves! I’ve been doing a lot of writing and designing lately for myself and for my clients and wanted to share some goodies that I’ve encountered along the way. The first message that I would like to share with you is that you should: “Inspire your followers through the art of your words.” What do I mean by that? It’s a fancy way...

The Importance of Unplugging -A Digital Paradox?

The Digital Paradox? Talking Online About the Importance of Unplugging I have some great news: Rewire Me was mentioned on iHeartRadio’s The Melting Pot last week! Inspired by our suggestions for a digital detox, the hosts, Tim Mihalsky and Ashleigh Speidel, and their guests talked about unplugging from their phones, social media apps, online alarms, and other assorted gadgetry. Let’s face it: Technology is an integral...

Teens Hurt by Social Media – Tracing the Source of the Problem

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Teens Hurt by Social Media – Tracing the Source of the Problem Friends Without Benefits, Nancy Jo Sales’ disturbing essay in the current Vanity Fair offers evidence that teen preoccupation with social media is changing the nature of their interactions, with kids emulating the behavior of porn stars, “hooking up” carelessly for what can barely qualify as casual sex. The...

Taming The Beast – Social Media And Pre Teens

Social media: the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. (Wikipedia) Sounds harmless enough, doesn't it? Sounds almost necessary and educational according to the above definition. As a parent, if I was asked to visually define social media, the first thing that comes to mind is an enormous,...

Sexual Predators Online – “Form The Norm” For Your Child

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There it was. Stone cold. Staring me squarely via Twitter DM (a.k.a. “direct message”). Last week, a young girl reached out to me and asked, “What’s up, girlfriend?” I returned her message, politely thanking her for the follow. (For those of you not on Twitter, people “follow” one another to connect.) Coupled with a few other remarks she offered, “I’m...