Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review & App Giveaway

Posted September 11th, 2013 by Sandie in Tech

We’re indisputably an Apple device family. We have a Macbook, a Macbook Pro, a Mac Mini, an iMac, Apple TV, three iPods of various generations and two iPhones. But today, instead of talking about the latest iPhones like everyone else, I’m going to rave about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active […]

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Affordable Home Automation Has Arrived for Busy Families

Posted August 19th, 2013 by Sandie in Living, Tech

Earlier this month, I attended a Digital Life demonstration at the AT&T Innovation Center in the District. Having seen a much briefer demo at the AT&T store at Montgomery Mall, I already knew that the telecom corporation had moved into the home security realm, but I had no idea the […]

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Giveaway: Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures

Posted April 22nd, 2013 by Allison in Giveaways, Green, Parenting, Tech

Young children seem to be natural environmentalists: Since my daughter has been old enough to walk, she’s been picking up litter on the playground, often spending more time tossing out trash than playing. Earth Day is a perfect time to encourage children’s environmental awareness (and to gently explain that no, […]

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Fun iPad and Android Apps to Gift Your Kids w. Giveaway

Posted December 10th, 2012 by thien-kim in Tech

Are you gifting your children with a tablet this holiday season? Pre-load the tablet with some fun, kid friendly apps before you wrap up their gift. I’m sharing some of my kids’  favorite apps that you can download onto your iPad or Android tablet (one even works on your Windows PC!). […]

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Five iPhone Apps I Can’t Live Without

Posted October 4th, 2012 by Stephanie in Parenting, Tech

  I collect apps the way I used to collect shoes. I love them, as with most people I use my iPhone for many things, keeping in touch with family, tweeting with friends and emailing for business. These are the five most used apps on my phone, there are many […]

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Being Blogalicious in 2012

Posted January 24th, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Living, Tech, Uncategorized

Be Blogalicious Weekend ’11 was so thought-provoking and so packed full of information, it’s taken me three months to write about the conference. Is that believable? It’s true. And when I think back to the presentation on “balance” by Jessica Smith (@JessicaNow) and Jeannette Kaplun (@Jeannette Kaplun), I’m okay with […]

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Community Building, Social Media, and Children

Posted October 11th, 2011 by Robin in Child, Parenting, Tech

Early elementary social studies curriculum includes learning what a community is. Children learn about community helpers; the meaning of school community and neighborhoods; town, farms, cities, states, countries. They learn how to participate in groups. They learn about laws of society. They learn about themselves, family, and community. They learn […]

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