Tag: parenting

by Julie Keck

1. Maker’s Mark learns a painful social media lesson, won’t dilute bourbon (Quartz) 2. The Best of the Streamys: 4 web shows to fill your time now that you’ve finished House of Cards (PaidContent.org) 3. Where Apple sources all of its components – and it’s more than just China [Infographic] (GigaOm) 4. Update: Maria Popova [...] more »

by Amanda Enayati

Helping your children deal with the horror at Sandy Hook Elementary last Friday — and other crises that play out over national news — may just mean turning off, shutting down and going offline for a bit. Very little about this generation of young children’s near-constant exposure to direct and passive media seems simple, but [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

“A proper community, we should remember also, is a commonwealth: a place, a resource, an economy. It answers the needs, practical as well as social and spiritual, of its members…” - Wendell Berry In the days immediately after giving birth, I gave thanks for a listserv. It was Day 4 of my daughter’s life, and [...] more »

by Rachel Stafford

Click to read the entire series Two years ago, I was in what I considered to be the best years of my life — a solid marriage to my college love and two beautiful, content young daughters. From an outside perspective, I effortlessly juggled family responsibilities with volunteer activities for my church, community, and my [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This is one in an occasional series on MediaShift where I discuss issues in-depth with thought leaders in online media. The format has changed to give you a profile of the person, as well as more of our dialogue. If you have suggestions for future Q&As or want to participate yourself, drop me a line [...] more »