A big brunch with two plates of chilaquiles at Tiztal Cafe to celebrate a Sara Jane’s birthday.
A long walk to window-shop in Andersonville.
A cookout at Foster Beach to say goodbye to a friend on the move.
A field trip to YMCA Camp Duncan with the Littles, who were in adorable awe of the woods.
A day trip with a 3:00 wake-up call to a partner agency’s office in NYC.
An afternoon of field research.
A dinner at Parson’s Chicken and Fish with the small group girls in honor of Sara Jane.
A batch of the Barefoot Contessa’s coconut cupcakes with a rich white cake that’s one for the books.
A full day’s meeting with the clients in town.
A hearty helping of schnitzel + more at the Radler with the whole team.
A lot, a lot, of work in between.
In the Ideal to Real TODAY/AOL Body Image survey, teenage girls revealed something unexpected: 65 percent said seeing their selfies on social media actually boosts their confidence…
The TODAY/AOL findings findings echo emerging social science on the impact of social media on self-presentation and self-image. Selfies seem inconsequential or goofy, but they can actually be incredibly important to teenagers, because they give teens a way to control the image of themselves that they’re showing to the world, experts say.
'It’s the first time you get to be the photographer and the subject of the photograph,' says Pamela Rutledge, director of the Media Psychology Research Center, who has written extensively about this subject, particularly as it applies to teenagers and/or Millennials. 'Even though that seems very simple, that’s an extraordinary shift, historically. And control makes people believe in themselves.'