Impressive Entry-Level Tech for Your Teen

There are plenty of sobering reports on screen addiction, cyberbullying and teens that circulate the headlines. Although technology should be monitored for a healthy balance, technology also holds huge benefits for teens. Creative expression and building a community are just two ways that teens can harness the positive power of technology. At the end ofContinue Reading …

Is your child ready to babysit?

Your child is ready to babysit, or at least they think they are. They are wanting to earn some extra money, see a need for a babysitter in your area and are looking to you for guidance. What do you do? I have had my share of good and bad babysitting experiences over the years.Continue Reading …

Walmart Celebrates Back-to-School #BeReady2Roar Giveaway

Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom/mamanP&G. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. The opinions on this blog are my own. The final bit of summer is here and even thinking about getting back into the school routine is hard to do.  With September rightContinue Reading …

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Idol 3 Review

I would be just as lost as my teens if they did not have a phone! Seriously, the comfort of being able to reach them when needed is a big relief. Having access to the online world helps them stay connected with friends and keep up to date on their surroundings. It is also greatContinue Reading …

Create a Minimalist Look in a Small Space

Living in small spaces like dorm rooms or apartments forces us to downsize. When dealing with these living quarters, it’s best to choose things that take up less space. However, downsizing your furniture and essentials doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. Instead, try the cool, modern flair of minimalism for a look that doesn’t crampContinue Reading …

How to Know When Your Child Is Ready to Fly Alone

Flying alone is not a big deal for most kids. Airports are safe places — everyone who goes into the airport is screened — and most airlines have special procedures for unaccompanied minors. In fact, your child might feel really excited to get the chance to fly alone. It might be you who’s not quiteContinue Reading …

OLLIE THE APP-Controlled Robot Driven by Adrenaline #Win CAN

Ollie, the app-controlled robot engineered for speed and programmed for tricks, is bound to face even greater success than its spherical “elder” Sphero. Ollie spins, drifts and flips with app-powered tricks! Switch up the ride with custom tires and hubcaps. I have two teen boys who look like adults but still very much are kids. They loveContinue Reading …

dudley Has you Covered for #BTS with Giveaway CAN

If you have teens like I do, you know all too well about the argument. The argument about taking electronics and valuables to school with them. They make a valid point after all. All the other kids are doing it 😉 But seriously, lunch gets boring and my kids have almost an hour bus rideContinue Reading …