February 27, 2020 1 min read

Ariana Huffington on social media

It's a good day when Ariana Huffington share's an article you are included in. Hell, it's a good week when that happens. ūüėāBuilding community is something that is really important to me, and Dreamers//Doers is a community that I'm proud to be part of. Through them, I was able to contribute to this piece about real life versus online life versus what you see on social media.

Yes, our¬†feeds are¬†full of beautiful pictures of your kids in our clothes. But, here's the big thing about being in the parenting community, in particular, on social media: life is HARD. Parenting is HARD. AND, it is full of joy and beautiful moments. That's why¬†I believe in sharing the imperfections of life. It does no one any good to feel like their life somehow isn't measuring up to the¬†#instaperfect¬†lives they see on social media. That's why we talk about the hard stuff. We strive to¬†#helpatiredparentout¬†and to be¬†#raisingchangemakers¬†together. We are not in this alone. When we share the truth, we lift one-another up. And isn't that what these silly platforms were about to begin with?‚Ā†

How do you engage on social media? Do you filter out all the not-so-pretty moments? Or do you share what you can to #keepitreal?

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