Friday Find: New Blog

I read an opinion post on the New York Times about motherhood vs. feminism, and I loved one of the author’s perspectives on the matter. She says, “Good Riddance to Feminism!” LaShaun Williams has a sound perspective on motherhood, and the means of providing a healthy environment for our children, among other things.

She points out that we can blame feminism for the feelings of guilt and inadequacy working moms feel. “Feminism — a movement that, while liberating women to follow their dreams, devalued marriage and the familial and societal benefits of homemaking and encouraged self-indulgence.” Williams argues that attachment parenting is breaking down some of what feminism has created in a good way. (I have my issues with feminism, but I also have issues with attachment parenting. They both swing too far in either direction, or rather, overcompensate for each other).

So, I checked out William’s blog and it turns out that she has some pretty sound views on a lot of things. Check out Welfare, Food Stamps—What More of a ‘Safety Net’ Do the Very Poor Expect?, and Santorum: Kids get ‘weird socialization’ in schools.

Friday Finds: iPhone Camera Apps

My husband sent me a link to this article in the Wall Street Journal that poses the question whether the iPhone is the only camera you will ever need. I know I’ve only had my phone for about a month so I’m still in the honeymoon phase of my ownership, but I’m starting to think that this phase is never gonna end! I’m continually amazed at the incredible use I can get out of this phone!!
Some amazing apps for your camera are listed in the article. A few I have tried are Camera Awesome, Instagram, and Diptic.
My favorite thing is just the convenience of recording my memories and my moments! What a huge blessing. When I upload my images to Instagram they are automatically copied into my Momento app where I record all my most precious moments and thoughts and inspirations. Most of my pics may be of my husband and kids but they represent my best moments.
Here are a couple pictures that have been “awesomized” and the same pics sectioned together with Diptic. So much fun!