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Recalibrating Your Relationship With Your Phone
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Recalibrating Your Relationship With Your Phone

At one point they didn’t exist and then poof, suddenly smartphones were a thing. A thing we all suddenly had in our purses, pockets and palms. That was like, what, a dozen years ago? A blink of the eye, really. So smartphones are basically tweens and sometimes we don’t have […]

Taking Steps At Home To Become A Healthy Dad
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Taking Steps At Home To Become A Healthy Dad

I’ve been big my whole life. Too big. Uncomfortably big. Unhealthily big. You get the point. That was then. This is now. I’m taking steps at home to become a healthy dad. Big steps. I write for a living which by definition, save for those who dare rock a treadmill […]

A Modern Tool For Parenting in the Digital Age
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A Modern Tool For Parenting in the Digital Age

I recently found out about Torch and I’m tickled pink that the brains behind this ingenious family tech device were interested in partnering with (and compensating) me to tell this story about a very modern new tool capable of quelling a very modern worry. All opinions expressed below are honest […]

How My Mom Became a Member of the TracFone Family
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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
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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
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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!

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