Disney’s Imagicademy

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We recently learned about the Disney Imagicademy apps and got to have a fun party to learn all about them and find yet another way to fall in love with all things Disney.  The idea of the Imagicademy is to encourage kids ages 3-8 to learn by creating, doing and making- driven by technology- Mickey's Magical Math ...

Four Tips to Make Reading Fun for Kids

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If you were to ask a teacher, they will tell you one of the hardest things they see is kids who are not reading at their potential. I had a lengthy conversation with one of my kid’s elementary school teachers about this subject. He said it was heartbreaking to see kids coming into his classroom ...

Proof of Santa! #ProofofSanta #TwitterParty 12/9

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I remember when I was little and my brother Brian started doubting Santa was real. I don't know if you are aware of this but my mom was Christmas crazy and she took all things related to the holiday very seriously. That year, Santa had some sleigh issues up on our roof (of a 4 ...

Preserving digital memories #LyveMinds

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I am going to admit here and now I'm horrible about printing our photos.  Going back since our oldest was born? I could easily guess we have over 10,000 photos I have not printed.  I'm pretty sure we wouldn't print all of them, but I've printed almost NONE of them.  It's not deliberate- but as ...

Best Photo Editing Apps

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You don't need a fancy DSLR camera to take great photos. You can create beautiful images with just your smartphone. How? By using photo editing apps! With these apps, you'll be able to edit photos, add filters, add text, and much more. Here are a few apps that are available on both iOS and Android ...

Fun ways to spark conversation with your kids

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How many of you have asked your kids a question and gotten a one word answer?   How many of you have carefully worded your question so that the response will clearly need more than a one word answer?   How many of you have kids who can still turn any question into a one word answer?   That happens here ...

Care4Today Mobile Health Manager

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This is a sponsored post about the new Care4Today Mobile Health Manager.  Opinions are my own. I take a medication that requires dosage three separate times per day.  To be honest, I'm not the best at remembering.  Or I wasn't.  I have added reminders to my Google Calendar but it's annoying and I feel like I'm ...

Tricky Stories: Magic Castle – kids game for iPad and iPhone

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This is a sponsored review about the Tricky Stories: Magic Castle - kids game for iPad and iPhone.  Opinions are my own.   Tricky Stories: Magic Castle is a new kids game for iPad and iPhone releasing 8/29/13 (download on iTunes). At first glance, I kind of thought this app was almost a virtual sticker book- ...

Kids Fashion and Play combine with Hello Kitty and #KuKeeApp

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign about kids fashion with Pollinate Media Group™ and KuKee, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #KuKeeapp  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. One thing my girls both love and adore is Hello Kitty.  Anything and everything with the fabulous Hello Kitty gets an enthusiastic thumbs up from them ...

Sid the Science Kid – Sid’s Slide to the Side Appisode from Mindshapes

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If you have a kid who likes Sid the Science Kid and his pals Gabby, May and Gerald, who love to gather round for rug time with Teacher Susie, then I have some app-solutely fun news for you!  Mindshapes asked me to share their brand new appisode:  Sid the Science Kid - Sid’s Slide to ...