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Parents who overshare. Are you one of them, do you know any?

[quote]Do you dare to overshare your kids' exploits on social media? From bragging "mommyjackers" and smug "sanctimommies" to pictures of poop-smeared kids and placenta art, blogger Blair Koenig has seen it all. In fact, she's made a career of cataloging examples from the worst parental offenders on her website STFU, Parents. Koenig has collected examples of the most frequent and flagrant Web etiquette violations into a new book, "STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare." Read an e-mail Q&A with Koenig below, edited for clarity and brevity: CNN: What inspired the website? Koenig: I started the site in March 2009 after noticing a lot of "kidformation" in my Facebook newsfeed. Several of my friends were new parents, and my feed was suddenly filled with updates about fluctuating fevers, diaper changes and nap times. I began thinking this was something others might be experiencing when a friend (and mom of two) sent me a few screen shots of her old college friends talking about their "perfect" children in their status updates. I had no idea back then just how much parents truly overshare about their kids. The examples that inspired the site now seem very tame. But regardless of what gets posted, the purpose of the blog has always been to highlight modern parenting trends while having a laugh. I'm interested in discussion and etiquette, but I also want it to be entertaining. {more at link]

http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/02/living/overshare-stfu-parents/index.html?hpt=hp_bn11


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