Parenting in the Age of Social Media: It's Not the 80's Anymore

 Parenting has plenty changed in 33 years. Parenting in the age of social media is two things. Undoubtedly easier and ever-so-more complicated. One of my favorite things to do is ask my Mom questions about what she did for safety, information, advice, etc. when she was a new Mom. The answer is usually: nothing. All she had was what was in her own Mommy arsenal. She was bereft of Dr. Spock, What to Expect or Happiest Baby on the Block. And we survived. Well, I did paint my eyes shut with clear nail polish. But in the end, I survived....more