Dare - Spring Into Action - Why Get a New Tablet

It is terrific to take a dare and explore how the latest technology can make things better for your business. It is a well-known and established fact that sales of tablet devices have increased in popularity over the past several years. In some cases, consumers are choosing to purchase tablet devices instead of desktop or laptop computers....more

Learn to Love Technology - Don't Reinvent the Wheel

It is terrific to learn to love all your technology can do so you do not have to reinvent the wheel. I am a big believer in the power of technology, that is no secret. I enjoy my gadgets. As a busy woman with a lot of things to do both personally and professionally each day, I need to find ways to get more done in less time and to be efficient in how I allocate and spend my time....more

The Advantages of Tablets for Small Business Owners

In today's ever more complicated tech world, the options for small business owners seems to grow exponentially from month to month. With so many new options on the market, it can be difficult to keep track of them all. Recently, tablets have risen in popularity to become serious competition for traditional laptop users. There are pros and cons to both laptops and tablets, but for moms who own small businesses, tablets provide a wealth of advantages over traditional laptops....more

The Teen Years: Parenting in the Digital Age

I've said it before, and I will say it again.   I am SO glad there was no such thing as Facebook or all the other various social media sites when I was growing up. Teenagehood is HARD, but I can't even imagine what it's like growing up with the constant push to over share.  Not to mention the cell phones to snap a picture and document whatever shenanigans are being performed right then. ...more
SMH at Facebook fights and duck face photos LOL I think it's a great idea to monitor kids' ...more

Love Technology - It is an Organizational Marvel

Years ago I kept a day planner. One of those fancy loose-leaf books with a calendar, to do list, planning sheets and a section for contacts. I liked my day planner. Each morning I would review my calendar and to do list to see what was going on that day. Each afternoon I would carefully move items from one day to another according to the day's events. At the end of each year, I travelled to the planning store and looked at the planning and calendar pages and carefully chose the appropriate new set of paper pages for the new year....more

Entertain with Technology

Like many people who read this blog, I am a technology nut. I have the cell phone, the Kindle tablet, the Kindle reader, the laptop and a bunch of other gadgets. I really like  my gadgets and do not plan to give them up. What I enjoy more than just having gadgets is getting the most entertainment I can out of them....more

Not So Fast Forward

By all means, let me cut to the chase. This is my new phone case:  ...more

Business Lessons from the US Postal Service Woes

I am a big fan of sending and receiving snail mail even in today's virtual world. Say what you will, but sending an e-card is NOT the same as receiving a handwritten physical card from someone. The convenience of walking to the mailbox to receive client payments or magazine subscriptions couldn't be easier. At $.45 (rising to $.46 in late January 2013) for a first-class U.S. stamp, you can't beat it. So, for a system so crucial to our life and business operations, how could it get perched on the edge of financial disaster? ...more
And here ya go!  Saturday mail delivery no ...more

Damn You, Amazon.com

My mom got a new Kindle Paperwhite for Christmas. You might be thinking...Good for her! That's AWESOME! I, however, was filled with dread when I heard the news on Christmas morning. The only thought in my head was...Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! ...more
Oh my gosh, this was HILARIOUS! I have similar conversations with my mom (and my husband, who ...more

When Progress Ruffles Traditional Feathers

I am not someone who spends a lot of time listening to the news or current events. Politics are definitely not my thing. Yet, this week when I was listening to the radio and news about the avoidance of the fiscal cliff,one comment really got me going... ...more