Once you become a parent, your Facebook personality often grows a new life as well. Suddenly, you possess an unbeatable way to share pictures of your little one, an avenue to join the crusade against those unsafe sippy cups, and a virtual pub to consort with others who are up at the ungodly hours you're now intimately familiar with.
In contrast to our upbringing, we resolved to be a more constant presence in our children's lives. The problem is that these children are now dependent on their parents. As a mother of toddlers, how do I combat this trend and raise independent children, while still being an active participant in their childhood?