Legacy Challenge & Wonder Child Weekly Let’s Play List – Week of 1/12/2015

Hello everyone and welcome to another Legacy Challenge & Wonder Child Weekly Let’s Play List!...more

The Five Best Things About Procrastination

In high school, I was a big procrastinator, often staying up all night to complete a big assignment. I worked hard to correct this character “flaw” and by the time I had graduated from college and found a teaching job, I was a changed woman! I always arrived about an hour early, set my things up…and had nothing to do but sit there and get nervous! ...more

CSS4 May Include Some Useful Pseudo Classes

The editor’s draft (emphasis on draft) for Level 4 Selectors from the W3C mentions some potential new pseudo selectors that the W3C describes as functional. The matches-any Pseudo Class This allows you to create a selector that targets a comma separated list of selectors. Here’s the syntax ....more

Blogger Beware: You CAN Get Sued For Using Photos You Don't Own on Your Blog

One of the things I learned early on was that a post with a photo always looked nicer than one with just text. So I looked at what other people were doing for pictures.  And mostly it seemed that everyone was grabbing pics from Google Images and pasting them on their sites. Sometimes with attribution, most of the time without. And when I asked others (or looked at disclaimers on websites and Tumblrs), it seemed that everyone agreed using pics that way was okay under Fair Use standards. ...more
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A curfew for your devices

My son got a new electronic device with all his Christmas loot. It's like a Fitbit for kids, so it tracks his physical activity throughout the day and gives him rewards and games to play. It's a great little device and he is excited about it....more

FREE How to Build a Website and Publish Your First Page in Less Than 5 Minutes eBook

Are you looking for start your own website? If so, check out this handy How to Build a Website and Publish Your First Page in Less Than 5 Minutes eBook for FREE! This is a great tool to help you get started ....more

When a business incubator ISN’T useless

After I recommended a business incubator to an acquaintance, one of my co-founders protested, “But I thought you said incubators were useless.” I told her no, I didn’t say incubators were useless. ...more

Free Blogging Planner

It is a new year and that means it is time to start fresh and get organizes. If you are a seasoned blogger or just starting out you take advantage of our FREE blogging planner printables. Our FREE Blogger Planner pages include: Idea Journal – Perfect for jotting down all your future blog post ideas ....more

Everything Tech Companies Should Know About Productivity Can Be Learned From Watching Mad Men

A couple years back, while binge watching Mad Men, I had a jarring realization- they were a bunch of drunks! No. Well, yes, but that's for another blog post. The real light-bulb went on when I realized that nothing has changed at the office in 50 years. Longer even! It's all the same fundamental actions, repeated day after day, year after year, decade after decade. Plato would recognize the patterns. Understanding this is crucial if you build or leverage common office tools & applications....more

You’ll never use what you don’t know

Frequently, I hear adults who should know better argue against learning something, whether it is algebra, analysis of variance or learning a programming language. They say, I’m 47 years old and I’ve never used (insert thing I didn’t learn here). Yes, that is true ....more