Post Tagged with: "technology"

How My Mom Became a Member of the TracFone Family
Parenting Blog Humor

How My Mom Became a Member of the TracFone Family

My mom already owns a cell phone. It has a tiny antenna. Need I say any more? As a result of her extremely lo-tech phone situation, she’s gotten into the habit of being one of those people who carries their tablet — and not one of the mini variety — […]

Talking Online Safety and Raising Digital Citizens
Parenting Blog Humor

Talking Online Safety and Raising Digital Citizens

Last year, I spent a few months as ‘curator of social media content’ for a small company that had made an smartphone app which allowed concerned parents to track their child’s cellphone activity and location. My mission was to position the company, through its social media channels, as a knowledge […]

A Women’s History Month Learning Activity on PBS Parents
Education

A Women’s History Month Learning Activity on PBS Parents

Just as I adore my two children equally, I love each and every one of my PBS Parents Learning Activities. That said, this new one is pretty darn special to me. It’s a unique Women’s History Month Learning Activity that combines writing computer code and sharks as a way to […]

Go To Space With The JFK Challenge
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Go To Space With The JFK Challenge

The Mousetronaut went to the moon last night, just before bed but with her teeth brushed and books read. She waved away the weighty, standard-issue space garb for her favorite owl pajamas, because, well, maybe she thinks there are owls in space. Or not, maybe those were just the separates […]

Giveaway: Powerocks Magicstick Universal Battery
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Giveaway: Powerocks Magicstick Universal Battery

A giveaway for every modern man, woman and child who has the audacity to leave the house AND use their smartphone! Enter now!

Toca Boca Builds A Bigger Empire
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Toca Boca Builds A Bigger Empire

As colorful as LEGO construction in the physical world and as architecturally engaging as the pop culture phenomenon Minecraft in the virtual one, Toca Builders is a sheer delight for children. This brand new app is Toca Boca’s finest hour. And for anyone who has ever played, or watched their child […]

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Nintendo 3DS Game Review: Lola’s Math Train

This was a first for us. Having had a Nintendo 3DS in the house for just about 3 months (it was a Christmas gift from Santa, one which I discussed at length here), we hadn’t yet ventured out into the virtual video game eShop that sits waiting only a few […]

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App For Kids Review: Dr. Panda’s Daycare

Between cats playing piano and photos of Taylor Swift cavorting with Harry from One Direction, the internet is loaded with adorableness. Okay, I will concede that the latter of those may be revolting depending on your point of view, but still, young love is, generally speaking, a sweet thing to […]

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