Gift Guide: The Best Wearable Tech of 2014

Trying to find the perfect gift is like trying to find skyscraper heels that won't hurt your feet. In other words, it can feel next to impossible. Wearable tech gifts can solve the "What do I buy" dilemma easily. What was once science fiction or wishful thinking is now reality! Now you can buy a necklace can double as a workout tracker, a wristband that turns a banana into a light saber, earmuffs that let you listen to music, and you can even charge your phone via your purse. ...more
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Does Any Woman Really Need Peach Scented Nethers?

So I was shown an article today about the possibility of peach scented girly bits. Yeah, you read that right.Oh, and it was developed by dudes.Thanks, dudes! Peach in woman's hands, Image Credit: Shutterstock...more
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Relax, Toddler Screen Time Is OK!

Feeling terrible about sticking your tot with the iPad for a few minutes just so you can brush your teeth? Fear not, Mom—new research is here to wash at least some of that guilt away. In a new guide released by Zero to Three, a nonprofit organization that conducts infant and toddler research, experts get to the bottom of the screen time debate more than ever before. Their goal? To find out just how "detrimental" screen time really is for kids, anyway. ...more
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Happy Holidays

If you celebrate anything this holiday season, I wish you happy days. May you enjoy celebrating the occasion with people you love, doing things that make you happy. © vdebolt for Web Teacher, 2014 ....more

Merry Christmas from The Sims Legacy Challenge! We Have a Present For You!

Hello everyone! We hope you all have an amazing holiday season! We just wanted to take a moment and thank you all for the amazing support that you showed Pinstar and I this year ....more

My Success Is Personal

One of the studies cited in Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, that really resonated with me was the one that said we judge women in the work place based on their accomplishments but men on their potential. Women are judged on accomplishments, Men on potential. This phenomena is one of the (many) reasons the whole bewailing the lack of women in tech rubs me the wrong way ....more

Synthetic Identity Theft hard to detect

A criminal can do a lot with “only” your Social Security number, says a report from darkreading.com. Okay, so he doesn’t have the name that goes with the number. Big deal—he’ll just make one up to go with it! This is called synthetic identity theft....more

Legacy Challenge Rules Update

Happy Chrismahanaquansica! Here are some updates and rulings for the Legacy Challenge in response to the changes made in both the November and December patches. ...more

Mobile Carriers spying on Users

How does my mobile phone know I like tools, electronic gadgets and tarantulas?  It keeps showing me ads for these products! Christmas is coming and my kids like bugs, big bugs.How does it know? It’s called “supercookies”. And they aren’t yummy....more

5 Tips for Finding Great Outfits for Photos

5 Tips for Finding Great Outfits for Photos A special thanks to PS From Aero for outfitting our kids for this post. Trying to get your kids to smile for the camera is only the start of your problems when it comes to getting your kids photos made, what about the outfits?? I don’t know if you are like me but I am […] Digital Mom Blog ...more

A $12 Fitness Tracker That Will Rock Your Socks Off

A $12 Fitness Tracker That Will Rock Your Socks Off A few months ago I was emailed about a new affordable fitness tracker, asking if I was interested in receiving a unit to demo. The device was the Pivotal Tracker. I always like sharing the latest in new technology, so was interested in what exactly...more

We Now Host the Sims 2 Apocalypse Challenge!

Hey everyone! I just wanted to let you know that we are now hosting the rules for the Sims 2 Apocalypse Challenge! They were originally hosted by the Apoca-Borg website, but the owner of the site has recently asked that we take it back over ....more

The Legacy Challenge and Game Updates

A lovely teaser shot of the upcoming world, Granite Falls. With the recent announcement of the upcoming Outdoor Retreat game pack coming to the Sims 4, you might be wondering how the Legacy Challenge will fit into the game changes as they are released. During the Sims 2 days, Pinstar worked hard to bring updates to the Legacy Challenge as the updates to the game came out....more