How to avoid to have your online passwords hacked

Last week a Russian hackers group stole 1.2 billion Internet user passwords. I am completely paranoid because I am not exception. Like you I can be hacked any day with strangers accessing my banking passwords and more.If you think you are safe, rethink again! and see why your online passwords will be hacked if you don’t act today....more
Great tips! I use a password manager for couple years now and can not imagine a life without it ...more

Embracing a Low-Tech Summer as a Tech-Loving Family

For the past few years, I have debated the benefits of letting my kids use technology during summer vacation. Most of the time, we are an unabashedly tech-friendly house. My kids have e-readers and laptops and our house probably has a few too many portable Mac items. By training, I am a technology early-adopter. ...more
MrLemere No worries! They will be itching to get back online, I'm sure! :-)more

The Question I Hate: Is it Safe?

Is it safe?Will I be kidnapped?Taken hostage by terrorists?My favorite one: could I be sold into slavery like that movie with Liam Neeson [1]? On a side note, wouldn't it be hawt if he was the one to save you from Eastern European gangster scum?I hate these questions. There, I said it out loud. Not because these questions are stupid, but I often wonder where they come from....more
Good Post ~ We are Expats and get this when we moved to Czech a few years back and of course ...more

Make Sure you are Safe to Drive Home

The holiday season is upon us, and that means office parties, parties with friends and family, and the opportunity to overindulge and possibly drive. If you live in a large city, it’s not really an issue, you can always leave your car for a few extra hours and catch a cab home, or public transportation (depending on the time). But if you live in the Suburbs or somewhere where the options of getting home are minimal, other than driving or staying over, many people overestimate their ability to drive, and they head on home....more

Unacceptable! Kids Should Never Play in the Street!

I can't believe I even have to talk about this! Growing up, I lived on a dirt road just at the dead end. The road itself had very little traffic and given our location on the road, so it was nothing for us to play in the dirt at the end. Sure, we rode our bikes over to the few neighbors' houses down the street and kind of ran amok, but I think it was general knowledge not to play in the streets in town. ...more
Hahahaha, I thought this was a satire piece given the snippet at the top. This is serious? The ...more

How Women can Travel Alone without Being Stupid

When I traveled solo on business trips more than 30 years ago, I experienced negative and skeptical reactions from hotel receptionists, waiters, and even other travelers. They assumed I was a loser who couldn't get a man to accompany me or a floozy looking for some action in the back of the lobby bar. I enjoyed proving them wrong....more

The End - Part Four

This blog post is being transferred into Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing platform and will be available as part of an e-book series.  Please visit my website to subscribe and I will let you know when the ebook series is available for free download.About me: ...more

Mobile phone and location software safety advise

IMPORTANT INFO ON LOCATION SOFTWARE/TRACKING DEVICES ON MOBILE PHONESIt's been brought to our attention that there has been some controversy over information regarding location software and tracking devices.  This information is based on the UK but applies worldwide....more