Calling all creative types – if you enjoy videography and want to have a chance to show off your stuff, you will want to check out this Memorex video contest!
Playing with Programming Using Dash and Dot by Wonder Workshop
We’ve been playing with Dot and Dash from Wonder Workshop now for a couple weeks and my kids are loving these toys. I’ve found them brilliant tools for rewarding my children in a way that is still educational and encourages learning.
Homeschooling Preschoolers Made Easier With #LeapPad3 by #LeapFrog
See my review of the LeapFrog LeapPad3 Tablet which I was able to test and review. See what I loved about it, and what I put on my “needs improvement” list.
Setting up My New Office Space With Sauder
I knew it wasn’t going to be easy to find the right desk – I needed something without a large footprint, that was kid-proof, had shelves for me, an ergonomic design, and looked good. And didn’t cost a fortune.
Not asking too much right?
Prepare Your Electronics for Bad Weather
Weather happens all year ’round. (I know, I have such a grasp for the obvious!) But with our society’s increased dependence on electronics for communication and entertainment, and even work, it is important that we take a few minutes to plan ahead for how ad weather impacts our electronic world. In all bad weather conditions, the […]
PlayTown: An Educational App that Shines
I still remember the first commercial I saw for an iPhone. I knew I wanted one, and I got one- a mere 8 years later! You know what they say about patience… Anyway, besides the fact […]
Nominate a Local Business for Go Daddy #NoWebSitis
Yesterday we drove almost 2 hours to a blueberry farm where we could pick blueberries. It was a rather long drive but it was the nearest you-pick farm we could find. I found other listings online on third-party sites that seemed closer to me but the phone numbers or email addresses bounced back and […]
LEGO YouTube Channel for Kid Friendly Entertainment
Technology today is moving so quickly my kids already know how to load up the apps on the TV. And ever since they discovered Star Wars LEGO® YouTube videos (Thank you Uncle Ian!) they want to watch YouTube. Um no. YouTube is full of potentially un-family-friendly videos. So when I found out LEGO® has an official YouTube Channel full […]
A Make-It-Yourself #STEMchat December 6!
This is a guest post by the fabulous Kim Moldofsky highlighting the topic of a twitter chat I’ll be participating in tonight – #STEMChat! This month’s #STEMchat is leaning toward our Maker roots and is more STEAM than normal, that is, STEM plus Arts. Thanks to this month’s sponsor, littleBits, we’ll be talking about #MakeTheHoliday- sharing […]
5 House Rules for Policing the Information Superhighway
Shannon Dauphin is an avid researcher, journalist, and occasional novelist. She works and plays on the Georgia coast with her two not-so-little darlings. Find more articles on online schooling at OnlineSchools.com and discover other personal mom-stories that you can use for your mommy practices. There was a time, not that long ago, when my children saw the computer […]
Going Offline for a While is Good for You
I recently took a three-week break from my laptop while traveling in Burma, a country with less than reliable internet connections. I did bring my laptop on the trip and I was going to use it to write, even if I wasn’t able to go online, but a few days into the journey the charger […]
Backing up Your Computer – Drobo Giveaway
I’m a huge fan of backing up your data on a regular basis. I cannot tell you how often I’ve had emials or panicked facebook status messages from fellow writers and bloggers who have lost all their data and blogs and posts and…..and….and….