Donate Mobile Phone To Help Domestic Violence Survivors

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How To Use IFTTT To Protect Your Kids Online

Kids and tech. Like every other aspect of parenting, talking about kids and tech brings about some very strong opinions. More specifically, bring up kids and cell phone or kids and texting and everyone has something to say or horror stories to share. Recently, I was having a conversation with a few online friends about […]

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5 Vacation Memory Lessons From An 11 Year Old

Disclosure: This post is my entry into a contest with Mom It Forward for a chance to win an upgraded suite at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando for the Family Forward retreat. I remember one vacation from my childhood, a trip to California with my grandparents. That family vacation was everything to me, […]

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Refresh Your Routine for Back To School 2014

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions and experiences shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Back to school. While many schools across the country […]

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The Back To School TED Talk Everyone Should Watch

In May, 2014 my friend Stephanie Quilao (famously known as @SkinnyJeans on Twitter) was doing a daily TED Talk challenge. One of the TED Talks she posted was about using paper towels. Compared to many of the inspiring and riveting talks, how could a less than 5-minute talk be so captivating? Part of the draw is […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review – Two Perspectives

Disclosure: I was invited to a press screening of Guardians of the Galaxy and agreed to write a review. Given that I have never seen a Marvel movie as an adult, I brought along my best friend since she’d have some clue what was going on. This review is from two perspectives – someone who […]

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5 Ways To Help Protect Your Identity When You Travel

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for LifeLock. Just 10 years ago, if you headed out-of-town for work or vacation only a few people knew. Today, it’s likely most of your co-workers, friends, and family know everything about your trip. Unfortunately, it’s also very likely many strangers do too. And while it may not be […]

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6 Ways A Tablet Makes You and Your Kids More Productive

I’m a Mac girl. Macbook Pro, iPhone, iPad. But I gave up my iPhone exclusivity and added an Android smartphone to my purse. And I’ve been tech driving the Nokia Lumia WindowsPhone to stretch my familiarity with another OS. At a Verizon Insiders Summit, I was given a Nokia 2520 tablet and asked to see […]

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Choosing A Name For Your Child

I was in my early 20s the first time I decided on a name for a daughter if I had one. I wasn’t even married, but I knew the name I wanted for my daughter. She would be named after my mom and my grandma. Mind you, my grandma was still alive and naming a […]

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Healthy Essentials For Summertime and Any Time

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Be Prepared — the motto for […]

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