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How to Handle Negative Feedback

Started this discussion. Last reply by mommaope Mar 14, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi all,I've recently posted a blog post regarding my toddler getting sick for pretty much the first time ever. It was about the situation surrounding the sickness (6ths Disease aka Roseola) and…Continue

Real kids names in blogs.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Penny Roach Jan 25, 2013. 8 Replies

HOw many of you use your kids real names in your blog? I have see some major ones using nicknames or other ways to ID their kids. I'm not sure what I should do. When I started the blog, it was mostly…Continue

Looking for other "funny" blogs to follow!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Juliet Feb 2, 2013. 3 Replies

Call me naive, but I really didn't think there were this many mommy blogs/bloggers out there. It makes me super excited! I see a lot of different subjects of blogs and I would like to research and…Continue

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mommaope replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'How to Handle Negative Feedback'
"I just read it and the comment.  I don't quite understand the comment the dolt left, but I LOVED your blog.  You are my kinda people!  You now have a new follower!  Great stuff.  "
Mar 14, 2013
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mommaope replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'How to Handle Negative Feedback'
"I am sorry that this happened.  I have had some negative comments on my blogs.  I have blogged about my growing up Catholic and my struggles with what I perceive as hypocrisy in the Church.I have also written about the ongoing Priest abuse…"
Mar 14, 2013
Pamela Dayton replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'How to Handle Negative Feedback'
"I read the blog post, which was funny mostly because I've been there done that. And then I read Anon's comment, which was neither coherent, nor did it make good use of English. From the info provided in the comment, Anon is *obviously* a…"
Mar 14, 2013
Henna Blossom replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'How to Handle Negative Feedback'
"Sorry that this affected you so much! I'm still a small blog so I haven't come across negative comments yet, but it's something that I've thought about. It's easy advice to say let it slide off your back...but I know…"
Mar 13, 2013
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How to Handle Negative Feedback

Hi all,I've recently posted a blog post regarding my toddler getting sick for pretty much the first time ever. It was about the situation surrounding the sickness (6ths Disease aka Roseola) and definetly not the sickness itself. I had a person comment, stating it wasnt funny that my child was sick and they couldn't laugh. This was the first, that I've heard, negative comment about one of my blog posts. Now seeing as that they are supposed to be funny and I'm always questioning whether or not…See More
Mar 5, 2013
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I Think I'll Trade Myself in for a Newer Model

Clique as it sounds, another birthday has come and gone. When once a birthday was full of excitement and childish delight, it is now taken over by dread and self loathing. I would have curled up into a ball onto the floor and cried myself to sleep but A)the babies can smell weakness, B)napping while your children are awake and on the loose is frowned upon and C)I haven't vacuumed in weeks. I even forgot how old I was going to be until myfitnesspal.douche so kindly reminded me, 3 weeks early I…See More
Feb 2, 2013
Melissa Juliet replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Looking for other "funny" blogs to follow!'
"I feel the same way! I had no idea so many mothers had blogs! I'm going to head over to your blog now! -Melissa JulietWww.MePlusYouAndTWO.com"
Feb 2, 2013
Shauna Quintero replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Looking for other "funny" blogs to follow!'
"I consider mine pretty laid back/comical/whatever. Even if I'm just making fun of myself! Check me out! www.mommacandy.com Off to check you out!"
Jan 31, 2013
Sarah Rainwater replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Looking for other "funny" blogs to follow!'
"Hi, I'd love to follow you. My blog is http://DollarMonger.com - I do product reviews in between my postings of rants. I do use naughty language sometimes. Some hate me, others love me. =) I'm off to check out your blog. now."
Jan 25, 2013
Penny Roach replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Real kids names in blogs.'
"Wow, I hadn't really considered this much.  Of course, my youngest is now almost 14 so that could be part of why I don't worry much.  But I definitely see how it could be a concern.  I like all the different ideas here:…"
Jan 25, 2013
Pamela M. Kramer replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Real kids names in blogs.'
"I don't use their real names. I use nicknames but none that are used in real life. It is something that I have struggled with too."
Jan 24, 2013
Melanie Scout replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Real kids names in blogs.'
"I don't use my children's real names.  I don't even use my real name.  There are some disturbed people out there, and I have been unfortunate enough to encounter a couple of them.  Better safe than sorry."
Jan 24, 2013
Randi Sampson replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Real kids names in blogs.'
"I use my son's real name, but have never mentioned our last name on my blog (and because my husband is military, I've even blurred it out on his uniforms if I've posted pics where it was visible). I also don't ever specifically…"
Jan 24, 2013
Hena Tayeb replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Real kids names in blogs.'
"I use the first letter of their names. I have one son and I refer to him as D and my husband as M Hope that helps. Hena http://www.henatayeb.blogspot.com"
Jan 20, 2013
Nightowlmama replied to Tara Firkus's discussion 'Real kids names in blogs.'
"I do not use my kids actual full names. I use a form of it. For instance I call my daughter B I do call her that at home but obviously its not her full name.  My 7 yr old son G and the baby I've always called cranky pants although hes a…"
Jan 17, 2013

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I Think I'll Trade Myself in for a Newer Model

Posted on February 2, 2013 at 8:26pm 0 Comments

Clique as it sounds, another birthday has come and gone. When once a birthday was full of excitement and childish delight, it is now taken over by dread and self loathing. I would have curled up into a ball onto the floor and cried myself to sleep but A)the babies can smell weakness, B)napping while your children are awake and on the loose is frowned upon and C)I haven't vacuumed in weeks. I even forgot how old I was going to be until myfitnesspal.douche so kindly reminded me, 3 weeks early…

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