I was always skeptical of online communities, but when I had a son with a rare illness, the moms I met in an online group were the only ones who understood.
There's so much pressure to live it up with your kids in the summertime, but maybe it's time we cut ourselves a little slack.
Recently, I posted a video on Twitter of my daughter dance-wiggling to the Queer Eye theme song. I was taken aback to receive, among the aww responses, a finger-wagging comment.
Multiple Instagram accounts, Snapchat streaks and constant FOMO. This is what it's like to be a teen girl—and how it's affecting their mental health.
Social media is about connection. For me, it was a lifeline to others as I laid in my hospital bed, waiting to deliver my baby extremely prematurely.