Joey Fortman

28 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 57 Following | 11 Followers | @JoeyFortman2016 | Former radio personality turned reality personality.

The Diaper Continuum: From Clean to Why Did I Reproduce?

After three babies, I’ve seen it all. And by all, I mean that there’s a continuum that new moms don’t know about as they head into the unchartered …

Put on that Bathing Suit: The Girls are Watching

My body is far from perfect.<p>I have cellulite.<p>The abs I had in my twenties are gone and I haven’t seen them since.<p>I gain weight in my thighs if I eat …

Reviewing The Mermaid Thigh Trend

At the beach this summer, I saw two young teens snapping photos at the edge of the water. The pair giggled at first, trying to get just the right …

Top 10 Risky Behaviors of Teen Drivers

The teenage years are an exciting time with new independence, later curfews and a physical independence in the form of a car, whether it’s as a new …

#RealityCheck: I'm a Mom, Not a Maid

I know this is radical thinking (I’m being sarcastic), but honestly – if people actually think that women LIKE cleaning everyone else’s wee off the …

Cleaning

Reality Moms

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Everything Does NOT Happen for a Reason

I’ve heard all the platitudes since becoming the mom of a child with special needs. Whether it’s “God never gives you more than you can handle,” or …

7 Ways to Be More Positive About Your Marriage Right Now

I rolled my eyes, bent over and snatched the terrycloth heap off the floor. His robe lay on the floor beside the bed exactly where he’d dropped it …

5 Reasons to Take a Break from Reality

I know. I know. You are convinced that your life does not afford for you to have the ability to get away from the rest of the world. Your life tells …

No, the Second Kid isn't Easier than the First

You’ve seen the memes and advertisements. With the first kid, the mom is fussy and uncertain; by the second, they’re confident and together. But …

A Stranger Fed My Toddler: Here's What I Did Next

<b>I let a complete and total stranger attempt to feed my three-year-old son in a restaurant.</b><p>At first, I was weirded out and stared with my …

Coparenting After Divorce: Learning To Co-Parent Alone

The word co-parenting is a lie, really.<p>Co-parenting is generally defined as a parenting situation where two or more adults work together to raise a …

Oh No!! It's Time for Back To School!

Some moms really look forward to the time of year where the pencils hit the paper and kids with new school clothes and almost empty backpacks jump on …

We're All Responsible For Raising Kids To Be Good People

My country is becoming unrecognizable to me. I am more scared than I have ever been about the direction our world is headed. The news reports no …

How to Take the Kids to the Beach in 48 Easy Steps

We live about a fifteen-minute drive from the beach, which to some people sounds ideal—being only a short drive away from the sandy shore of a …

Letting Our Children Grow by Letting Them Fail

This week one of my kiddos learned about consequences. It totally sucked. This kid missed a deadline and as a result received a pretty (in my …

Reality Moms

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Flipboard revamps its approach personalized news with new “Smart Magazines”

Flipboard is releasing a big update today, which introduces “Smart Magazines” — a new way for people to find news stories and other content tied to their interests.<p>CEO Mike McCue said the big goal behind this update was to answer the question, “How can we modernize the notion of magazines?” Like …

10 Ways You should be Using Flipboard to Consume and Share Content

Flipboard is your new best friend. Or it should be anyway. It’s a savvy tool that helps you to collect all the cool links you find when you’re …

How to Create an Outstanding Portfolio on Flipboard

After having discussed how to use Flipboard to create an eye-catching media kit, we’d be remiss if we didn’t also discuss how to make the media kit’s close sibling, the portfolio. While a media kit is designed to tell potential clients about the services you offer and give them a glimpse at samples …

5 Ways to Integrate Twitter with Flipboard

One of the greatest challenges that bloggers face is the need to have a social media presence in so many different places. Between Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Periscope and Twitter—just to name the “big” six social networks—there’s enough to keep you busy all day and hardly leave time …

How to Find Your People On Flipboard

Flipboard is a social magazine, not a social network, so it’s entirely possible to be an active user by following topics of interest rather than connecting with your online community, but, really, where’s the fun in that? If you’re interested in following people you love and/or respect so you can …

Making Flips and Magazines More Noticeable to Readers and Search Engines

Now that we’ve explored the basics about getting started on Flipboard, flipping content, and finding interesting articles to read and curate, it’s time to dig a little deeper into the mechanics that can get your flips noticed by the greater Flipboard community.<p>As a blogger you know that simply …