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Momservation: If you’re not lecturing your teens in six-second sound bites these days—you’re not getting through.

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One of my frequent mom-isms to my kids is: “Oh, that’s right. I forgot you’re part of six-second nation,” in reference to their generation’s attention span. I will then rephrase my long-winded request into something short and in their lingo like: “#GoCleanYourRoomOrYouWillHaveNoPhone.”

This mom-ism was generated from my blog, Six Second Nation, pointing out that thanks to social media like Vine (that only allows videos to be six seconds long), Twitter (that only allows communication under 40 characters), and Snap Chat (that gives you up to 10 seconds to view a picture or video before it disappears), we’ve created a generation of kids with the attention span of a goldfish....

...So for those of you who are still having problems communicating with your smart phone obsessed kids because you are rambling longer than six seconds—turning your voice into the “whan-whan-whan-whan” of the adults in a Charlie Brown cartoon—reference the easy translator below to become fluent in Six-Second Nation-ese...

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Family, Moms