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Battling My 6th Grader’s Cell Phone-Mania

Middle school is a “magical time of human growth and transformation set against the backdrop of adolescent ups and downs,” as the principal of my daughter’s new school described it in his welcome letter. There will be hormones, there will be drama, and, I have come to learn, there will be cell phones. But not […]

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7 Social Media Sins That Will Get You Unfollowed

Dear Active Mom on Social Media, We may live in the social media capital of the world, surrounded by giants like Facebook and countless startups, but that doesn’t mean we always use their apps the right way. We, your friends — both the real ones and the only-on-Facebook ones, both the parents and the non-parents […]

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