Highlights Every Day App

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Highlights Every Day App Highlights magazine was one of my first magazines to read, and my kids have enjoyed it as well. Our school's teachers suggest ordering it, and even our pediatrician has copies in the offices for kids to read while waiting for appointments.  The Highlights formula has stood the test of time and ...

Using Your Phone For Football Season

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Football season is in full swing, folks...In case you haven't heard my loud cheering and screaming from my couch and needed a reminder. I love to relax in sweats  in front of the T.V with some great food and watch my team score but sometimes  life takes me away from home for a game or ...

Texture- Like Netflix for Magazines

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Confession: I love People Magazine. It's super expensive though, and I cannot justify the expense of a subscription, so we don't get it anymore. But I miss it, and I love reading all the news and gossip.  It's a guilty pleasure, and silly, but there you go. Plus, finding the time to get through an ...

Just Say It and See It With The XFINITY Voice Remote

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When I was growing up, we still had black and white televisions! We were one of the first families who had a color TV. We had these big bay windows in the front of the house with beautiful breezy white curtains adorning them. The kids from the neighborhood would come up on the front porch ...

Six Best Windows Apps For Kids When Traveling

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During the school year, at times it feels as if I cannot catch my breath. We are super busy during the school year. My kids are in clubs and participate in after school activities. Add that to the normal load of homework, etc. and you have just about every night packed full. For many families, ...

4 Fun Ways to Skype

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If you have a computer or mobile device, you have probably heard of Skype. This free and easy software application has connected people with one another all over the world. In addition to making calls with other people, you can also instant message and share files. This is the perfect application to use for both ...

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

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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 ...