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Your mother-in-law may be judging you, but at least she mommy-shames you less than your own parents. So says a new poll by University of Michigan researchers, which asked 475 moms of young kids to reveal the harshest critics of their parenting styles. While 31 percent of harped-on moms named in-laws as their biggest shamers, significantly more complained about their own parents (37 percent) and their partners (36 percent). The poll also revealed that there are many ways to play the shame game.
As love stories go, the romance of Dr. Vanessa Grubbs and Robert Phillips had a unique progression. They started dating in June 2004, she gave him a kidney in April 2005 and the couple got married just three months after that. “I didn’t even have an engagement ring at the time of the transplant!” laughs Grubbs, a former primary care physician who has since specialized in nephrology, the treatment of patients with kidney problems.
Consultant Ryan Barson and his wife, Heather, can identify the moment they knew they’d made the right decision to hold a family reunion aboard a cruise ship. It was at a Beatles tribute concert on Royal Caribbean’s gigantic Allure of the Seas. In the audience, Heather’s parents, Brent and Becky Fuller, 66 and 65, of Salt Lake City, danced to the music.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".