You know you’re Mom 2.0 if…

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1.You’ve ever tried to text your kids’ teacher.

2.Your mom follows you on Twitter and friends you on Facebook.

3. You try to friend your kid on Facebook and are DENIED!

4. Your other kid knows what Twitter is. (and is under five.)

5. Said child has ever sternly reminded you, “Don’t blog this, Mom!” (Or tweet, or FB status- these little Digital Natives know all the ins and outs!


6. You see your friends on Facebook far more often then you do in real life- even those who live around the corner from you! I mean, come on- all this digital interacting takes time!

7. When you do see them, you take many pictures for your blog and tweet liberally!

8. You freely expound upon the virtues of Whrrl vs. Zazzle vs. Posterous vs. Tumblr…and your husband knows what you mean.

9. When a random thought crosses your mind, you think, “Man, I gotta buy that domain name…”

10.Your husband asks if you would have an internet chip implanted in your brain, given the option. You SAY “Of course not!” and act somewhat affronted, but secretly the wheels are turning.

11. You struggle to write something longer than 140 characters or a Facebook Status update.

I KNOW you can add to this list. Holla!

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Comments (20)

  1. katza311 Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    You and your husband use FB chat on your respective laptops to discuss the kids while you're all in the same room.
  2. Jo Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    Not a mom but DG and I sit at the kitchen counter and g-chat each other from our laptops. Too lazy to talk--I need a bluetooth neural implant!
  3. marymac Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    Looks like I might be a Mom 2.0- except for #8- I got lost on that one!- and I did get a tweet that my high school daughter needed a ride. go tech! .-= marymac´s last blog ..This Old House =-.
  4. Nikki @ Blasian Baby Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    LOL, what a great list. I can so see myself doing these as my son grows older. Techie Mom Rule! .-= Nikki @ Blasian Baby´s last blog ..Mommy Does Know Best =-.
  5. Brenda-SeriouslyMama Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    Your 4 year old could operate your iTouch before he was even potty trained and now he has his own playlist. Your 2 year old told you to "Google it." Not that these happened in my house or anything... :-) .-= Brenda-SeriouslyMama´s last blog ..“Men… Can’t live with ‘em, can’t shoot ‘em.” =-.
  6. Devilish Southern Belle Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    I can definitely relate to #5! My kid actually friended me on Facebook, but he won't leave any comments I post to his status updates up. .-= Devilish Southern Belle´s last blog ..I need advice =-.
  7. Scattered Mom Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    When you see something on the news and say, "Oh that's old news-people were talking about that on Twitter last night." The school sends you a text when your kid needs to be picked up. .-= Scattered Mom´s last blog ..Recipe Tuesdays: Canning Tomatoes =-.
  8. rockrollmama Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    Oh my gosh, I love it- we're definitely on the same wavelength. I had another one this morning when W took some of his Grandma's medicine and my first instinct wasn't to call the doc, it was to Google it. (Followed by doc call, of course.:)
  9. Erica Mueller Tuesday - 25 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    Your 2 yr old sees you on the computer and says "You making a dot-com?" Or, he's playing on his toy laptop and says he's on Facebook. Uh-Huh. .-= Erica Mueller´s last blog ..4 Ways to Improve Your #FollowFriday Recommendations =-.
  10. kim/hormone-colored days Wednesday - 26 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    I can related to all too many of these. I sometimes get a spin on #5 wherein we find something funny on YouTube and my boys insist I must Tweet it. Oh, and, um, see the title of my recent post. cough *number 8* cough .-= kim/hormone-colored days´s last blog ..Giving it a Whrrl in Galena =-.
  11. Sugar Jones Thursday - 27 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    GUILTY!! ;) .-= Sugar Jones´s last blog ..10 Things I Learned on Our 2,122 Mile Road Trip =-.
  12. Mary Louaine Friday - 28 / 08 / 2009 Reply
    Darlin' - Mom 2.0 just happens. 3.0 needs a plan (don't ask me what that is). 4.0 is when son #1 invites you to Mafia Wars, you get hooked and need assistance fighting the biggest battle of your life against a far more powerful Don and son #1 runs off to Arizona to play baseball and drink beer while I'm getting my ass kicked! Geez!
  13. Mafia Wars Cheats Thursday - 03 / 09 / 2009 Reply
    Great post. Nice blog design also, troubling to see your RSS feed though :S
  14. joyce Thursday - 10 / 09 / 2009 Reply
    If You arrived here after searching for the following phrases: * moms * “title=”CommentLuv * Enabled”" :P
  15. Kenneth Elliott Monday - 12 / 10 / 2009 Reply
    My mother is not that technical and does not understand most of these technologies. But if your mom is 2.0 tech savvy, Wow look out. You will not be able to keep many secrets. .-= Kenneth Elliott´s last blog ..Southern Belle Gown =-.
  16. thomas Sunday - 08 / 11 / 2009 Reply
    One time i needed to get directions to a place that my mom knew. My 65 year old mom told me to "GOOGLE IT" .. lol .-= thomas´s last blog ..SmartCat Bootsie’s Bunk Bed and Playroom for Cats =-.
  17. Janice Waring Thursday - 12 / 11 / 2009 Reply
    i love mafia wars! great blog, keep up the good work! i'll definitely be back.
  18. Claire Thursday - 04 / 02 / 2010 Reply
    Great post Has anyone else recorded hey mama rock me that Bob Dylan once sang. I heard it the other day in a womans voice?
  19. Light Sensors : Tuesday - 26 / 10 / 2010 Reply
    bunk beds should be made from strong materials like steel or better yet composite fibers-`;
  20. Tub Chair · Saturday - 13 / 11 / 2010 Reply
    bunk beds are quite comfortable specially if you use them in a tightly packed room or in a limited spaced room -`.

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