Smartphone Etiquette – 6 Rules For Teens and Tweens

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The Hooters Hypothesis and the Double Standard of Shaming Women

Every once in awhile a post will pop up on Facebook by someone who’s irritated by Hooters. The post usually mentions the stupidity of taking kids to the restaurant and goes on to talk about how the female servers are dressed. Always, the conversation turns to what the servers are wearing. As the first in […]

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Parental Controls and Alternatives to Monitoring Kids Online

As a Gen-Xer my digital footprint didn’t begin until I was well into adulthood. Initially there was a sense of anonymity because we were able to use screen names. Quickly, though, we came to realize that we could be identified. Even in the early days of the internet there were ways to find out who […]

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5 New Year Resolution Alternatives For Those Of Us Who Don’t Do Resolutions

I’ve never been a New Year Resolution type of gal. That’s likely because for me growing up new year celebrations meant Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur not the December 31st to January 1st thing. Sure, I watched the ball drop and all the parades on TV. And even went to the Rose Parade one year. […]

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Finding True Love Online With JDate

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by JDate. I’m sharing my thoughts and feelings in hopes that more Jewish singles find their true love. CycleGuy and I have been together almost 30 years. We’ve been married 21. So when JDate approached me to work with them I wasn’t sure at first. Then I saw their new […]

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Join the JDate Twitter Party for a Chance to Win an HTC One M9 Smartphone #JDater

JDate When it comes to finding your one true love, more and more technology is bringing people together. For Jewish people, many of the online dating sites just don’t seem all that kosher. That’s where JDate comes in. If 2016 is the year you have set to find ‘the one’ (and, let’s face it have […]

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6 (Spoiler Free) Reasons Star Wars The Force Awakens Will Capture the Hearts of a New Generation

Disclosure: I attended a free press screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Like most people my age, we remember a number of life-changing experiences of our childhood. Going to see Star Wars in 1977 was one of those experiences. As a kid who really wasn’t all that in to science fiction (and, I’m still […]

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5 Awesome Tech Gifts For the Procrastinating Gift Giver

When December rolls around I like to think I’m completely on top of all the gifting needs that will come up. But, to be honest, there are always last minute tech gifts that need to be purchased. And, well, if I’m being totally honest, there are some bigger gifts, too, that I put off because […]

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Connecting When You Feel Disconnected During The Holidays

Living in a connected world sometimes leaves people disconnected. Holidays often amplify those feelings. How do you create holiday experiences that will leave you filled with joy and happiness?

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5 Tips For Getting Your Child Their First Smartphone

As we approach the gift-giving season, I’m seeing many parents asking about “the best” smartphone for their child’s first phone. Most teens who’ve had a smartphone are very clear on which new device they want. When it comes to getting a first device for a child, or for the kids to share, there are many […]

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