We are honored today to share a post with you written by Ruth Soukup, Founder of Living Well, Spending Less. Ruth is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur, as well as the New York Times bestselling author of Living Well Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life. Through her popular blog, she encourages a million and a half monthly readers to follow their dreams and reach … [Read more...] about How to Profit from Your Passion in 30 Minutes or Less Each Day
Back in the 1990's when I was raising my daughter, having to worry about the use of a smartphone and bullying and privacy was not a huge concern as we didn't have a smartphone at the time - just our home phone. Having two teenage sons; however, that have grown up during the era of smartphones and social media, has brought about many dangers and obstacles. Be Aware of … [Read more...] about How to Protect Your Children On Their Smartphone
I’m sure you’ve read a couple of books on perfect parenting, right? You might, therefore, feel like you got a raw deal once you realize your child has developed an addiction to the T.V. Don’t fret as statistics show screen addiction to be a real problem. This could have developed as a result of the television being used as substitute nanny which has become a common feature. … [Read more...] about Signs Your Child has a Screen Addiction
How many people do you know without at least one social media account? One? Two? None? Most people have at least a Facebook or a Twitter account, and many people have a few more than that. But you're a busy parent, and while it can be fun to browse social media, you don't have a lot of time for it. Instead of logging in and flicking through a bunch of content you don't care … [Read more...] about How to Hone Your Social Media Feeds
As a blogger, there is nothing more FRUSTRATING than pouring your heart and soul into your blog, providing content that you know your readers will find useful, and then - nothing. No shares, no comments, no likes - just the sound of crickets chirping in the background. When it comes to getting more followers on social media, there are some universal tactics that you can use … [Read more...] about How to Get More People To Follow Your Blog on Social Media
With more and more parents working from home so that they can spend time raising their families and earning a living, the real estate business has exploded. Homes will always be needed, real estate agents can set their own hours and appointment times, and can literally work from anywhere. However, you need to know a few key elements to marketing your real estate business online … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Marketing Your Real Estate Business Online
As an adult, you may not fully understand the pressure put on teens by social media, unless you yourself are on social media constantly. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram may look harmless from a distance. In small doses, they probably can be. When teenagers spend too much time posting and commenting, however, emotional problems may occur. That’s why it’s a … [Read more...] about No Judgement Zone: Activities to Give Your Teen a Break from Social Media
You know, there are some people that just cannot handle the truth. When you mention the truth to others on a social media network such as Facebook, and your friends share these truths with their friends, these people are bound to see the post. Now a normal person would just be all, "Well damn, I guess I can't say anything about that since it is true," and would just move along … [Read more...] about Facebook Lock Out: A Lesson on Social Media Sharing
Interactive video such as BlueJeans Primetime is consistently changing and improving in order to make online calls easier and of better quality. But it does mean that companies need to pay attention to these changes and figure out how to utilize them in the future. Failure to adapt, can leave a business behind the times and missing out on opportunities. Many companies have … [Read more...] about New Trends in Video Conferencing and What They Mean for Your Business
Bloggin' Mamas has an incredible announcement to make that should have your pots boiling over with excitement - I'll explain why in a moment! Bloggin' Mamas has partnered with iBlog magazine - the Business Magazine and Resource for Women Influencers and Bloggers - to offer you an incredible discount! I entered a sweepstakes earlier this year for a chance to win a year's … [Read more...] about Important News from our friends at Bloggin’ Mamas
When was the last time you thought about your social media marketing plan? A couple weeks ago? A year ago? Never? I have to admit that I didn't have a 'set in stone' marketing plan in place, but there was a method to my madness. Madness is right. With the various different social networking sites available to companies and bloggers alike, having a social media … [Read more...] about Do You Have an Updated Social Media Marketing Plan?
One of my most favorite elements about blogging is the chance to meet and connect with other awesome bloggers from all over the world. I love the chance to meet people that I otherwise never would have met, and to share the joys and triumphs of life and motherhood and blogging with these ladies. That is why I am honored and proud to announce that I am a guest host for the … [Read more...] about Weekday Mixer Social Media Link-Up #10
Effective as of 8:00 a.m. EST on March 27, 2014 - the Life in a House of Testosterone Facebook fan page will be retired. There will be no more post updates. There will be no more funny shares. There will be no more interactive question of the day posts Not that any of my 6,000+ fans have seen any of my posts in months anyway, thanks to … [Read more...] about Good-Bye, Facebook. Hello, People.
I started this post as a rant about something that happened with my teenage son today. The more I typed, however, the angrier I got. I also started to realize, after doing some heavy-duty Googling - that I'm not the only parent dealing with this. So I decided to change the tone from one of anger and disbelief to one that (hopefully) will offer advice to other parents going … [Read more...] about Sexting and Your Teenage Boys