How to Easily Outsmart Facebook and See the Posts YOU Want to See

how to outsmart facebook and see posts you want to see

Have you noticed you’re not seeing Facebook updates from friends and pages as much as you used to? There are many reasons this is happening. One is to be expected: If you have a lot of friends and like a lot of pages, you’re just not going to see all their updates unless you’re on […]

Dear rage-y people of the internet: Your constant fury is completely exhausting and, oh yeah, totally ineffective.

outraged about everything on internet

Well hi there, non-rage-y reader. Do you feel like lately, everywhere you look on the internet, someone is angry about something? And they’re demanding whatever it is must stop existing because goddammit, they don’t like it? I do. And I think everyone just needs to calm the hell down. All the outrage is positively exhausting. […]

Blog tip Friday: If you don’t like a blog, keep your opinion to yourself.

If you don't like a blog, keep your opinion to yourself.

There has been a lot of noise out there lately about the “right” way to blog. Some bloggers have made it known that they take issue with other bloggers writing about topics they don’t like, or in a style that doesn’t sit well with them. This blogger is too crude. That blogger is too silly. […]

Sometimes women bring me down. But this isn’t one of those times.

these women rock

God, women can be just awful to each other. Catty PTA members, terrible mothers- or sisters-in-law, nasty playground moms. They often dominate conversations among my friends, online and off. I see many a Facebook status that agonizes over Mean Girls who grew up to be Mean Moms. Bloggers aren’t immune to it, either. Feuds between […]

Blog Tip Friday: Create your blogging tribe

why bad post title can kill your post

Blogging can be lonely and isolating. Which seems weird to say in this world of social media, but it really can be. You write a post and throw it out there into the interwebs, essentially hoping if you post it (and promote it), they will come. It can feel very one-way. The opposite of social, […]

Blog Tip Friday: Why a Bad Headline Can Kill Your Blog Post

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“You have one chance to make a great first impression.” 

The old saying holds true for your blog. And what’s your first impression? The title of your blog post, or your headline. Think about it. Which of these would you be more likely to click on: A trip to the zoo -or- The day a […]

Good things are happening ’round here…


Sometimes good things happen. Really good things. And happily, the last two weeks have been full of them for Honest Mom. So much so, you may have missed some of it. So here’s a little wrap-up of the latest events to catch you up… I was interviewed for a Parenting Magazine article on parents and […]

Blog Tip Friday: Your unique angle & a must-have plugin

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  Welcome to the second edition of Blog Tip Friday on Honest Mom! I write these posts to give you writing and tech tips so you can up your blogging mojo and maximize your blog’s success. Last time I gave you blog tip #1: the importance of knowing why you blog. This time, let’s talk about your […]