How Facebook Changed My Attention Span... What Did You Say?

Because these are the ways in which I am now sharing my life -- in these punchlines, these sound bytes -- I find myself narrating to myself the Facebook post that will most wittily describe my actions AS I’M DOING the action. So not only has Facebook become the thing that I feel compelled to check every hour or so throughout the day, even as my children demonstrate that they need my immediate attention, even as I excuse those needs by explaining to them and to myself that I have needs too, not only has Facebook drawn me into its folds like street drugs draw junkies, it has also changed the way in which I actually experience my life. ...more
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The Texting Mommy

My Kid Can Read. So There. Quack,My child is eighteen months and knows all his letters.  Now what?Sincerely,Little Miss Awesome*     *     *     *     *Dear Little Miss Awesome,...more

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