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Why I Can’t Go On Disney’s Carousel of Progress Again

  One of the iconic attractions at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Florida, the Carousel of Progress takes you through the 20th century to see how technology changes and improves our lives. It’s one of my most favorite non-ride attractions (yes, I do  have to get that specific) at Magic Kingdom. It debuted at […]

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Family Travel With An Only Child: Pros and Cons

There’s a million and one articles about family travel, and most don’t really speak to me. As the parent of an only child, family travel for me looks very different than what most people talk about. I’m not juggling multiple kids, managing different food preferences, or playing peacemaker among my tribe of small people. No, […]

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The Statue of Liberty Up Close

Statue of Liberty

I’ve been to New York City a lot. CycleGuy used to live there. I’ve traveled there for work. And vacation. I’d been there many times before September 11, 2001. And every time I just figured there would be a “next time” to go see the Statue of Liberty. It’s hard to miss “seeing” her. The […]

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Using Mobile Devices to Capture Childhood Memories

As adults, we often look back on our childhood memories. Some are good – like the time I walked down Main Street USA at Disneyland in 1976, for the very first time, with my grandpa. Others, not so much. You’ll have to forgive me for not mentioning those. For most of us parents, our childhood […]

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When Competition Among Adults Is Greater Than That of Kids

  This post has been in my head for quite some time. Years, really. But I decided to write it now for a few reasons. First, I have fantastic friends who are supportive of not only my kid but also me. Second, I’m seeing more and more of this. And third, I don’t care who […]

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The MUST HAVE Mobile Accessory For Parents

  Disclosure: I received a complimentary iRig Mic Cast after attending CES. External Microphone As someone who tech-drives a number of mobile devices and accessories, it’s always hard to pick “the one” or “must have”. When I was at CES I stopped by many booths and learned a lot about accessories that were originally off […]

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Why Ban Bossy When We Can Take Back Bossy

I’ll be honest and say that when I first saw the Ban Bossy video with Beyoncé and her celebrity pals I shared it. The little girl in me who was called “bossy” liked it. That same little girl wanted other people to know that she didn’t like being called bossy and being left out. And […]

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Nomad ChargeKey Review: Portable Charging Just Got Smaller

  Disclosure: I received a complimentary ChargeKey after attending CES. No matter where I go, I always carry a portable charger for the many mobile devices I, and my family, carry. I usually have at least two phones on me because I’m always testing out new devices as a Verizon Insider. My daughter doesn’t leave […]

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Whole Foods Tempe Vinyl Records Launch Party March 8

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Whole Foods Market A new generation of music listeners are being introduced to vinyl records. Whole Foods Market in Tempe, Arizona will host a launch party on Saturday, March 8th from 4-7pm. In partnership with River Jones Music, this Whole Foods Market location will carry vinyl records and CDs […]

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5 Ways YOU Can Help End Human Trafficking and Slavery

It’s 2014 and we’re still talking about slavery. Most people in the US probably think slavery ended in 1865. But the harrowing reality is that it didn’t. And here we are, nearly 150 years later, still fighting to free people from forced labor, bonded slavery, and human trafficking. According to the International Labour Organization, it […]

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