Stop Taking Pictures of Memories You Aren't Really Making

As fast as they excitedly walked up to drive the tractor, they were equally rushed to leave it. In that moment, it dawned on me for a repeated time: we are constantly so busy getting the best pictures for the notorious annual Facebook celebrations that we are forgetting to have the memories that drive these pictures in the first place. "Go sit on that pumpkin! Put your face in that scarecrow head hole! Hold your pumpkin and smile in the great lighting! Ok let's go home and upload these..." ...more
RosemaryW Why does it matter if families keep their pictures in a shoebox or a hard drive? ... more

NEW! #BlogHer15 Keynote: Brianna Wu on Creating a Safer Saner Online Culture for Women. For Everybody.

Last week we added a late-breaking keynote segment to the already packed #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us schedule. I'm excited to tell you more about it today, and if you have been considering, but haven't already registered we hope this puts you right over the edge to register!...more
Elisa Camahort Thanks for the reply, Elisa. And to be completely honest, I would love to meet ... more

NEW! #BlogHer15 Keynote: Brianna Wu on Creating a Safer Saner Online Culture for Women. For Everybody.

Last week we added a late-breaking keynote segment to the already packed #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us schedule. I'm excited to tell you more about it today, and if you have been considering, but haven't already registered we hope this puts you right over the edge to register!...more
I'm really glad to hear you've brought in Brianna Wu to speak. I feel like many people brought ... more

Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Guy in Your Life

It’s just about that time of year. It seems that people get into more panic attacks over Valentine's gifts than when they’re shopping for Christmas....more
I actually have that little shower speaker, and I wouldn't say anything if it was a negligible ... more

Would You Have an IVF Baby With Three Parents?

Back in the old days, babies—even ones conceived through in vitro fertilization—had two genetic parents: one mother, one father. Now, Britain is on its way to allowing embryos conceived through IVF to have genetic materials from three different people. ...more
I'm 100% in favor of this. We're not even talking about the ability to rid humans of all genetic ... more

To the Mom Doubting Her Vaccine Doubts

There are a lot of loud, angry voices in the vaccine debate. If you are fully convinced that vaccines do more harm than good, this post isn't for you (and I have zero desire to engage in a debate on this issue). This is for the parent out there who is struggling with a little shadow of doubt. I have chosen to share my perspective on the issue, and my story is one of a changed mind. ...more
I read this the other day and felt compelled to return to comment. I don't speak for anyone but ... more

I'm Not an Idiot: Measles Outbreak, Vaccine Debates, and Your Name-Calling

When it comes to the vaccination debate, I don't usually "go there." I feel like we are all trying to inform ourselves make the best decisions for our families in a world full of misinformation brought to us by people more interested in power and money than the health of the general public. ...more
dancingwithmyfather Yikes, we must have different ideas of what "research", "humor", and ... more

I'm Not an Idiot: Measles Outbreak, Vaccine Debates, and Your Name-Calling

When it comes to the vaccination debate, I don't usually "go there." I feel like we are all trying to inform ourselves make the best decisions for our families in a world full of misinformation brought to us by people more interested in power and money than the health of the general public. ...more
I know it won't work properly, but here's my response ... more

I'm Not an Idiot: Measles Outbreak, Vaccine Debates, and Your Name-Calling

When it comes to the vaccination debate, I don't usually "go there." I feel like we are all trying to inform ourselves make the best decisions for our families in a world full of misinformation brought to us by people more interested in power and money than the health of the general public. ...more
Don't be silly, no one that tries to have a debate over things they aren't qualified to debate ... more

I'm Not an Idiot: Measles Outbreak, Vaccine Debates, and Your Name-Calling

When it comes to the vaccination debate, I don't usually "go there." I feel like we are all trying to inform ourselves make the best decisions for our families in a world full of misinformation brought to us by people more interested in power and money than the health of the general public. ...more
^ Apparently as long as it doesn't kill you, we shouldn't bother worrying about it. And since ... more
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