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Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I get an account and sign in?If you already have an account for, you can use your same I.D. and password. Just click on the Sign in link at the top of the page. If you don't already have an account, then click on Join.All we really need for registration is your email address, first andlast name, and gender. We hope you'll take the time to fill out the about mesections so we can get to know you. You can make up your own user nameand password. You can also upload an image that will be your "avatar"or profile image throughout the site. You can edit your profile at anytime by clicking on the link next to your user name.

What if I forget my password?Just click on "Forgot my Password" at the top of the screen. You willneed to enter your email address so we can verify your account, andyour password will be mailed to you.

How can I upload photos?Click on the icon next to Create: photo. Once you've filled in a title and any tags you want to use, click on the Browse buttonto find the photo on your local computer. The photo you select must bea .gif or .jpg file. After your photo has been selected, click on Upload and Submit.

How can I join a discussion?There are lots of ways to join in. Everything you read on MomsofManateehas a space to add comments. You can comment on our features, members'blogs, or photos. You can also use our forums to start a conversationor ask questions of the group. Just click on the icon next to Create:forum. If you want to see what forums already exist, click on "forums"at the top of the page. Feel free to start your very own discussiontopic.

How can I get my own blog?You automatically have a blog. Just click on the icon next to Create:blog and start writing. But there are lots of ways to customize yourblog. You can give it an identity with its own title and descriptionline. Just click on edit profile at the top of the screen, then click on Blog Info.

How do I tag my posts?If you create a forum post by clicking on the forum topic, the tagsappear automatically. If you don't already have tags selected, or youwant to change the tags, click on the dropdown under Related Categories. Once you choose between "Becoming a Mom" and "Being a Mom", you will have more sets of tags to choose from. You can be as specific or general as you want.