The Case of the Missing iPad

Earlier this week, I spent an entire day trying to find my daughter’s missing Mini iPad. If you have ever lost an iPhone or other mobile device, you know it has an internal GPS function that you can track online. So in theory, how hard could this recovery be? Now, these days I’m a stay-at-home mom. Fifteen years prior, however, I was a producer at CNN. I’m also a smart ass. Thus, out of sheer boredom and a natural inclination, I reported my search for “iPad” to my friends on FaceBook. Naturally, it included quasi-witty commentary. ...more

New Pew Research Confirms the Worst About Online Harassment

A new study from Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life confirms the worst news about online harassment. It is pervasive, endemic, and disproportionately levied against women. What we have done so far to deal with it isn't helping. As horrible as these findings are, do they offer ways to help safeguard ourselves, to be better Internet citizens, or to change the onslaught of harassment and danger? ...more
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Why Are Facebook, Apple Paying for Women to Freeze Their Eggs?

Today, Mashable reported that Facebook and Apple have both put policies into place to pay for a woman to freeze her eggs, effectively allowing her to delay having a child. Is this a boon? Or a creepy suggestion about how to succeed in the fast-paced, hyper-competitive world of tech?...more
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Steps Parents Can Take Toward a Safer Halloween

Halloween is supposed to be a spooky day. With a few precautions you can help keep it from being a scary day.Worrying about the dangers of tricking-or-treating, carving pumpkins, and candy consumption leaves many parents anxious about the year’s most haunted holiday. Follow our steps to have an enjoyable Halloween with just the right amount of spooky....more

What is Criminal Identity Theft?

Identity theft gets all kinds of buzz in the news. It’s not hard to see why—in 2012, over 16.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft. What most people don’t know is that identity theft is much more than just stealing your credit card number. In other posts, I discussed how thieves use your identity to get free healthcare or your child’s identity to apply for credit....more

Messes My Kids Made – Sharpie on the Kitchen Counter and Cabinets

Messes My Kids Made – Sharpie on the Kitchen Counter and Cabinets Oh the life of a mom with 2 toddlers. It is NEVER boring at our house. It also is never clean ....more

The Best Way To Keep Track of Your Kid’s Allowance

The Best Way To Keep Track of Your Kid’s Allowance 31 days of Kids and Technology: Today we are chatting about keeping track of your kid’s allowance on an app....more

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Setup Parental Control On Your Router

Setup Parental Control On Your Router In today’s post in our Technology for Kids series, we are talking about limiting your kids access to the internet thru router settings....more

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If you have questions about affiliate marketing, check out this quick and easy to read FREE Affiliate Marketing: Just the FAQs eBook on Amazon! This is a great starting tool to help answer all the basic FAQs about affiliate marketing that you may have. PLEASE READ THIS DESCRIPTION! ...more

Steps to Manage a secure online backup

Cyber storage does not always = secure backup. Users of cloud storage have many potential tools at hand to beef up security. And just because cloud services have some loopholes doesn’t mean you should just throw in the towel, as the saying goes, and figure “What’s the point?”. Here are some ways to beef up cloud storage security and manage your online backup....more

Fitness Trackers for Kids – Yay or Nay?

Fitness Trackers for Kids – Yay or Nay? Continuing our series on Technology for Kids, today we are talking fitness trackers for kids. We all hear about it in the news, CHILDHOOD OBESITY ....more

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Right now you can download the Mommies Making Money Online: Learn To Build Run and Grow an Online Business eBook for FREE on Amazon! This is a great resource for stay at home moms who would like to make money online. Plus it is a $6.99 value! ...more