The Selfie Generation: Entitled or Empowered?

The Selfie Generation: Entitled or Empowered?

FACE IT: The Selfie Is Here To Stay.

It’s as ubiquitous as are cell phones.

And isn’t it funny that today is “NATIONAL SELFIE DAY”?!

We live in a world where everyone thinks ‘it’s all about me’ – and that is especially – and acutely accurate for our kids, dubbed, “The Selfie Generation”.

But how do you prevent your child from thinking THEY are the center of the universe?

T-Rex Sex. And Other Fossil Fun.

T-Rex Sex. And Other Fossil Fun.

Ever Feel Less Than Human?

As a mom (or dad), I know I do.

In fact, one of my boys reinforced that just the other night – telling me I sounded like a

T-Rex.

And no, it wasn’t while I was in the bedroom. (Wait, I pause to think now…. was it? But I digress… )

“Momma!  You sound like a T-Rex!!”

What?

Yep!!  (Now all 3 boys are hysterically laughing at me.)

Wow.  Now THAT sounded particularly SEXY!

And the first thing I thought of…. T-Rex Sex.  Why? I’m not sure. It must be my demented mind.

They’re telling me how I sound and I’m thinking of sex.

Here’s the skinny…

“Too Pretty To Do Homework” Shirt – TOO STUPID To Know Better!

TOO PRETTY To Put Up With This Crap; TOO EMPOWERED To Stay Quiet 

Have you told your 7-year-old daughter that she’s STUPID today?

No worries. Why not let a t-shirt do it for you?

Hold on just a sec.

Let me fix my hair, check my lipstick and adjust my own tight t-shirt.  Because clearly that’s the only thing we dumb neophytes of intelligence are really worth.

At least it’s the message of yet another product targeting the tween-set.  This time, the only things lasting are outrage and public backlash.

The center of the storm?  A shirt for sale in J.C.Penney’s  back-to-school clothes – the prime target: tween girls ages 7-13.

But, instead of starting a fad, it created a firestorm.

C’mon. Seriously, how STUPID can you get?

Check it out for yourself:

Make-Up Ads Banned.Empowered Reality or Photoshop Gone Wild?

MAKE-UP ADS BANNED – EMPOWERED REALITY OR PHOTOSHOP GONE WILD?

You’ve seen the magazine ads.  You’ve stared longingly and wished for that flawlessness.  Admit it.  The porcelain skin. The lack of blemishes.  In fact, the complete NON-existence of blemishes, dark circles, spots, pimples – COMPLETE PERFECTION.  And COMPLETE BULL.

Airbrushed Perfection is Brushed Off and Banned! Now, some of those airbrushed ads aren’t just making wrinkles disappear – the ads themselves are disappearing. In an extraordinary move, some advertisements have now been banned! These are the ads, featuring Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington, at the center of the “Cover-Up Controversy”:

The Oprah Countdown. “O” for “O-NO!” Don’t Miss These Last Moments!

It’s time.
And unless you’ve been under a rock, you know that it’s Oprah Winfrey’s Farewell Season.
But now, millions around the world —  instead of saying, “O for Oprah”, many are saying, “O – OH-NO!”   After 25 years, Oprah Winfrey is set to say good-bye and dim the lights on her afternoon program.   Don’t miss the final moments – here’s how.