Restaurants now catering to younger foodies »

Last Saturday, my daughter Emilee had the opportunity to participate in a cooking class just for kids at Henrietta’s Table in The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA. I was very much in favor of this lesson due to the fact that I am expecting and at seven months along, I need someone else to start picking up the dinner slack!

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Healthy Super Bowl snacks your family will love »

Not only are black beans delicious, they’re high in fiber and protein. So check out this delicious recipe for black bean dip.

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Mom Bloggers – Stricter Guidelines than Celebs and Journos »

Last month, our CEO and founder Stacy DeBroff published an article in Media Post, focusing on Mom Bloggers and FTC guidelines.

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Twitter Followers: Quality vs. Quantity? »

The battle for followers on Twitter can be exhausting. While my list of 13,000 remains nothing to be ashamed of, I still feel inadequate when compared to the networks of the Twitter business giants pulling in over 50,000 or more. Upon closer inspection, I discovered porn stars, spam bots, and other such fake accounts make up the vast majority of this following.

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Spring cleaning your Twitter account with UnTweeps »

Have you noticed that you’re following people you haven’t heard from in awhile – like all those people who are tweeting as Mad Men characters? Well, UnTweeps is a Twitter application that lets you unfollow those dead accounts. This free service has you log in via Twitter, which will then bring you back to the UnTweeps site. After you enter the number of days in the past you want to check (the minimum is 15), click on the “Check stale tweets” button. For example, if you enter 30, then anyone who hasn't updated their tweeted in the last 30 days will show up on your list.

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Win a free pizza from Pizza Hut for your Super Bowl Party! »

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, you may be looking at inexpensive ways to feed your party guests. Pizza Hut is currently offering a limited-time deal of Any Pizza for $10 - any size, any crust and any toppings for just $10! (Their Stuffed Crust is $1 more.)

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How to copyright your blog »

We’re 20 days into the new year. Have you changed the copyright date on your blog yet? (I just did it yesterday on both my personal blogs and the blogs here at Mom Central. Oops.)

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At CES – The product that surprised me most! »

At huge trade shows, such as CES, every once in a while you stumble across a hidden gem of a product at an inconspicuous location. I was heading to the escalators at the Las Vegas Convention Center when I stumbled across what looked to be a small living room tucked underneath the "down" escalators.

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At CES – Top TV Trends »

3D TV was everywhere at CES but there were a number of other TV technology changes worth noting. Although much more subtle, they are poised to have some significant impact ... and they are all related as you will see via the progression below:

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Responsible Blogging and FTC Guidelines (MediaPost Article) »

Like everyone else in the social media space, we've been closely following the Federal Trade Commission's recent changes to blogging policies and disclosures, as it revamps 20-year old guidelines. The FTC now requires all bloggers to disclose any products or services given in exchange for a blog post. We agree with a need for transparency and authenticity but express concern over many unanswered questions.

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At CES – More Stuff I Want! »

The biggest trend at the recent Consumer Electronics Show was 3D TV. It was everywhere and the success of the movie Avatar in 3D put the technology in the forefront. So I wandered the show trying to learn about 3D TV technology. Most vendors had 3D televisions that required glasses (just like in the movies) for viewing. A few, such as RCA, are introducing 3D TVs for the naked eye. Their demo, however, didn't look that great and gave me a headache.

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