Headline News – American Families Lack Emergency Savings

On a recent appearance on Headline News, I discussed American’s lack of savings with colleague Joyce Brewer. Watch the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

 

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Fox 26 Houston Parenting Discussion: Quantity vs. Quality

On an appearance on Fox 26 Houston, I discussed the topic of Quantity vs Quality in regards to time spent with children. Watch the video and share your thoughts.

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Houston Matters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News (3/27/15)

 

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A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of it all.

On today’s panel: Houston Chronicle columnist Lisa Falkenberg, parenting blogger Fred Goodall, and University of St. Thomas College Republicans Chairman Vlad Davidiuk.

Visit Houston Matters to listen to the discussion.

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Wells Fargo #MyUntold Stories Collection Google+ Hangout On Air

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Join me on Thursday, March 19th at 3:00 PM CST for the Wells Fargo #MyUntold Stories Google+ On Air Hangout. Visit Mocha Dad for details.

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Houston Matters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News (2/27/15)

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A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of it all.

On today’s panel: Houston Chronicle columnist Lisa Falkenberg, parenting blogger Fred Goodall, and University of St. Thomas College Republicans Chairman Vlad Davidiuk.

They consider the good, bad, and ugly of the state’s economic outlook, armored car robberies in Houston, and Fulshear’s creative approach to ensuring safe Craigslist transactions for its citizens.

Visit Houston Matters to listen to the discussion.

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Speaking Engagement: The Homemaker Mystique – New America

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On Thursday, November 13, 2014, I will join renowned chef, author, TV personality and philanthropist, Cat Cora; Sarah Bowen, Associate Professor, North Carolina State University, and Latifa Lyles, Director, Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor for a panel discussion about modern homemaking. The event, hosted by New America, will be held at the NPR headquarters building in Washington, D.C.

Visit Mocha Dad for details.

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Houston’s Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2014

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This month, Houston’s Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2014 were announced, including Frederick J. Goodall, owner of Goodall Family Media. Goodall is the publisher of the award-winning websites Mocha Dad & Mocha Man Style.

“Houston is the fourth largest city in the country and it’s an incredible honor to be listed among this talented group people,” Goodall said. “It’s great so see how social media is influencing business, marketing, and consumer opinions.”

This is Goodall’s the second year on this list. Last year he was number twelve. This year he moved up two slots to number 10.

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How Bloggers Can Represent Brands with Style

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Blog Elevated in an annual conference and community that helps bloggers to improve their craft. I participated in a Google+ hangout with the founders Lisa Stauber and Bobbie Byrd to share insights on what it takes to represent brands with style. Click the following link to watch the video and share your comments – Blog Elevated Hang Out on Air with Mocha Dad – Representing Brands with Style

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Houston Matters: Houston Ship Channel Oil Spill, Montrose Fire, BARC, and Zipcar

From the oil spill in the Houston ship Channel, to the fire in Montrose, to BARC’s new authority, to Zipcar’s expansion, it’s been a busy week in Houston news. My fellow panelists and I consider “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” of these events. In this episode of Houston Matters, I’m joined by the Houston Chronicle’s Lisa Falkenberg, ComedySportz Houston’s Dianah Dulany, and host Craig Cohen.

 

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Best Times to Post on Social Media

Have you ever wondered time is best to post on your various social media channels? If so, check out this infographic from CuCo Creative. It identifies the peak times to post on a few of the most popular social networks. In addition, applications such as Buffer will automatically post to Twitter and Facebook at the best times of day.

When to post to social media

 

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