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Sharon Greenthal is a blogger at Empty House, Full Mind. Sharon is an active participant in social media and believes baby-boomers and seniors should integrate social media into their daily lives. A former stay-at-home mom, Sharon is now an empty-nester and lives in Orange County, CA with her husband Peter and their perfect dog, Lambeau.

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Cuatro cosas que no deberías hacer en Facebook

(11) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 1:00 AM

Facebook es una red SOCIAL. Social significa interactivo. Todo lo que publicas en Facebook posiblemente provoque una respuesta por parte de tus amigos. Si después de compartir algo, no piensas que tu post es divertido, o inteligente, o relevante, o interesante, lo puedes borrar.

Aquí tienes lo que NO...

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Quatre choses à ne pas faire sur Facebook

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 11:41 AM

Facebook est un réseau SOCIAL, et donc interactif. Tout ce que vous publiez sur votre mur peut susciter une réaction de la part de vos amis. Et si, après avoir partagé quelque chose, vous trouvez que ce n'est plus drôle, génial, pertinent ou intéressant, vous pouvez toujours le supprimer.

Mais...

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Quatre choses à ne pas faire sur Facebook

(7) Comments | Posted March 15, 2015 | 10:58 AM

Facebook est un réseau SOCIAL, et donc interactif. Tout ce que vous publiez sur votre mur peut susciter une réaction de la part de vos amis. Et si, après avoir partagé quelque chose, vous trouvez que ce n'est plus drôle, génial, pertinent ou intéressant, vous pouvez toujours le supprimer.

Mais...

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4 Dinge, die Sie auf Facebook nicht tun sollten

(6) Comments | Posted March 14, 2015 | 12:11 PM

Internet - Facebook ist ein SOZIALES Netzwerk. Sozial bedeutet interaktiv. Alles, was Sie auf Facebook posten, kann eine gewisse Reaktion von Seiten Ihrer Freunde hervorrufen. Und wenn Sie später der Ansicht sind, Ihr Beitrag sei doch nicht so witzig, klug, wichtig oder interessant, können Sie ihn einfach löschen.

Hier sind...

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What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger -- Does It, Really?

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 3:40 PM

"That which does not kill us makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche

How do you feel about this statement? Does it resonate with truth for you, or does it sound cliched and trite? Do you find comfort in those words, or do they do nothing for you?

According to a...

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4 Cose da non fare su Facebook

(9) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 6:05 AM

Facebook è un social network. Social significa interattivo. Tutto ciò che postiamo può provocare la reazione dei nostri amici virtuali. Inoltre, dopo aver condiviso qualcosa, se pensiamo che non sia divertente, intelligente o interessante basta un click per cancellarla.

Ecco alcune cose da non postare su Facebook.

1. Non siate...

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4 Things You Shouldn't Do On Facebook

(252) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 6:19 AM

Facebook is a SOCIAL network. Social means interactive. Everything you post on Facebook can possibly evoke a response from your friends. And if, after sharing something, you don't think your post is funny, or smart, or relevant, or interesting -- you can delete it.

Here's what not to post on...

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I'm Tired. How About You?

(6) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 8:23 PM

At lunch the other day with two of my oldest -- but definitely not OLDEST -- friends, one of them asked:

"Do you have days when you just can't get out of bed?"

Well, yes. As a matter of fact, I do. There are also days when I just don't...

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Yes, These Sports Illustrated Models Are Plus Size. So What?

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 3:38 PM

Sports Illustrated is featuring a plus size model in its swimsuit edition, and this has created a stir. Many people are complaining that, at size 12, Robyn Lawley is not really plus size.


Ashley Graham, featured in the Swimsuits for All ad in...

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36 Questions You're Sure to Hear in a Long-Term Marriage

(18) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 4:23 PM

The New York Times Modern Love column on Sunday, January 11 was a wildly popular piece entitled To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This. The author, Mandy Len Catron, wrote about how she and her partner fell in love when they first met, following an exercise during...

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A Random Act Of Kindness My Family Will Never Forget

(1) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 7:08 PM

It was a holiday miracle of sorts.

Every year we spend Christmas with my husband's side of the family. There are 16 of us, and for the most part this is the only time we see each other all year. The grandchildren are nearly all adults now,...

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10 Incredibly Smart Ideas To Get Your Life Organized In 2015

(10) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 5:18 PM

If your New Year's resolutions include getting organized, this is the month to get started. January is Get Organized Month. Here are 10 tips on how to get organized in the new year. Having worked as a professional organizer, I can tell you that each of these things can...

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My 10 Favorite Books of 2014

(8) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 5:23 AM

Few things make me happier than finding a book that I absolutely love. Once drawn into a book, it's not easy for me to put it down. This year there were many that kept my attention, but these are my ten favorites.

Still Life With Bread Crumbs -...

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What I Know After 25 Years Of Marriage

(23) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 3:47 AM

Have you heard the joke that goes like this?

I've been married for 25 years. It's been the happiest 6 months of my life.

Like most good jokes, there's a kernel of truth in that statement. Much of marriage isn't simply about being happy, just like after the age of about...

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My Puzzling Twitter Conversation With The Princeton Mom About Date Rape

(1) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 6:09 AM

I had a conversation on Twitter with the Princeton Mom. She's the Princeton alum with two sons who also attended Princeton who said girls need to find a husband in college, before the pool of potential mates thins out too much.

As she states:

"If you associate too...
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He Was That Guy

(7) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 7:20 AM

He was that guy.

In the history of guys, he was the guy every girl has known. Some girls even marry that guy, but not many. By the time that guy gets ready to settle down, he's no longer that guy. He's mellower, older, a little tired.

But my...

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Empty Nesting -- Easy As ABC

(2) Comments | Posted September 13, 2014 | 6:22 AM

The college kids have headed back to their messy apartments or moved for the first time into their dorm rooms. So how are you feeling, parents? Will you miss those kids?

Other than when our children are born, there's no bigger change in our lives as parents than when our...

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My Grandfather: I Loved When He Would Sing

(2) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 8:17 AM

Boy, could he sing.

As a young man, my grandfather found his way into the entertainment business. There are yellowed newspaper clippings -- little bits in the music columns about the new and charismatic singer, Paul Barry (born Jacob Buchner). He was introduced to the music world by his lifelong close friend...

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Finding Yourself Again In The Empty Nest

(3) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 8:03 AM

As the school year begins, there's a large, collective sigh about to be heard among parents sending their children off to colleges and universities across the country.

Mingled with that collective sigh will be tears, "I love yous," and a million different ways of saying goodbye.

Whether it's...

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Looking For The 'New' In My Empty Nest

(1) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 6:46 AM

This will be the first September I won't have any children starting school since 1992.

The memory of dropping off my daughter for her first day of pre-school, my 3 month old baby boy in my arms, is so vivid. Everything in my life was brand new -- my children, my home,...

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