Social Media & You taught by Melanie Graham at NewTV

If you are a fan of Melanie Graham, the first and wonderful Newton Patch editor, (her Five Things You Need to Know posts were the best and she is super nice IRL*), and you want to know how to use Social Media for good (not evil), you’ll sign up for her class at NewTV.  Melanie is currently the Digital Content and Social Media Producer . . . → Read More: Social Media & You taught by Melanie Graham at NewTV

Still Cleaning (but it’s early yet)

I am the envy of all…well, not all, surely, but those who like to have a clean refrigerator but don’t like the physical act of cleaning it.Check out Real Simple’s checklist here.


Is this effort sustainable? I don’t know but I did wash the lunchboxes this weekend, too. But didn’t vacuum so there’s that.

Resolutions of a Kind

I don’t generally make resolutions not because I’m all set and don’t need to but because in my experience they are doomed to fail. Having said that, I do like to change things up around this time hence the new furniture arrangement in the family room (you’ll learn to love it, honey!) and my kitchen clean out inspired by Apartment Therapy (a total and complete . . . → Read More: Resolutions of a Kind

Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices EXPO

 Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices

What is Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices?

This is a multi-year effort by the Newton North PTSO and many community organizations to help parents/guardians and those who work with teens guide the teens in making good decisions that will lead to a long, happy, and healthy life.

What is the Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices EXPO?

It’s a fun gathering . . . → Read More: Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices EXPO