I'm stayin' here with you leavesoflaurel as well as checkin' out the March DDC. There's a pretty good chance I have a March baby anyway and that didn't really occur to me.
I deleted my facebook 8ish months ago because I used it all the time and I really suspected there was more to life, and that the noise from fb was somehow harming me (I'm incredibly sensitive). I'm happier without it but know how annoying it is when someone isn't on it. And I loved my mama groups so I really do understand why it's easier. Just bummed to think there's so much talk going on somewhere else! No wonder my DDC 4 years ago seemed more active.
I will try to kind of straddle both. I understand pros and cons of both sides. I'm due May 1, so I'm in April and May (couldn't wait for may to be created). I kind of hope May stays in MDC and I like April in FB. Honestly, FB secret groups are so much more private. In my last DDC we had trolls arrive and start posting in our group, and once Mothering highlighted one of our threads in their newsletter and it blew up...so not what I want in a DDC. But MDC absolutely has benefits over FB too...
Hey everyone, I seem to be having luck adding folks via email addresses to the FB group. Let me know by way of a PM and I'll invite you. I too try to straddle both groups but have FB open way more due to work and other social groups I belong to. It stinks having the group split, but I understand everyone's personal preferences. I'll do my best to come by here more often and be part of the conversations. ~Jen