With a 12-year-old in the house, I want to be aware of how people are portraying themselves online. Soon, my daughter may want her own Instagram account. She hasn't requested it yet, but given many of her classmates are heading in that direction, no doubt we'll be facing her own account creation sometime during middle school. Who will she follow? What will she post? What examples are appropriate for her newsfeed? Following Taylor has helped me identify five characteristics about social media etiquette that I can reference for my tweens when the time is right.
Blues guitar virtuoso Davy Knowles will open for one of the biggest names in blues music, George Thorogood (“Bad To The Bone”)! The show is at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday September 17, 2015. I guarantee this is a performance you will not want to miss. Davy will be playing tracks off of his new album The Outsider, available on iTunes here: http://bit.ly/DK-iTunes....more
My hands down favorite vacation would have be my trip to Disney World with my boyfriend back in 2013.I knew I wanted a memento from that fantastic week, our first real vacation together.I could have bought a t-shirt, but I knew that it would just end up where all old t-shirts go to die: the workout clothes pile.A stuffed animal would end up high on a closet shelf, just waiting to creep me out every time I turned on the light....more
Many people listen to music because it helps to improve their focus--whether it be for work, chores or school. Certainly, music can affect your mood--just pay attention to any film musical score. Yet, can music really make you more productive? The answer is probably yes....more
Yesterday my almost 4 year-old son was a passenger with me on the way to Wal-Mart when I cranked up some New Edition. Figuring that these fierce early 80’s beats and 13-year-old falsettos would appeal to him, I indulged my inner fangirl.I started off with the first New Edition song I’d ever heard: ‘Cool It Now’. I was at Hugo’s roller skating rink when I first heard them singing about how their ‘lite wings have changed’.30 years later I thought that sounded a little weird and Googled it. It turns out that ‘life brings a change’....more
Wow, its been awhile since I blogged on BlogHer! Well let me play catch up and share some new music posts! New Orleans songstress and songwriter Teedra Moses is back with her new album Cognac and Conversation! If you love honest R&B and Soul music, you would adore this album! Check out my review of Cognac and Conversation on my music blog Soul You Know!http://www.soulyouknow.net/the-top-4-reasons-why-i-cant-stop-listening-t......more