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Phone Tricks to Learn a New Language

Phone Tricks to Learn a New Language

Life in California was so much different from living here. The cultural diversity was something I hadn’t experienced growing up in rural Iowa. Young and open-minded, I soaked up everything that surrounded me – from the different ...
Family Viewing Has Come Full Circle

Family Viewing Has Come Full Circle

I’m not one to brag, but I had a pretty good childhood. We didn’t have a lot of money so it had nothing to do with toys, games, the newest clothes or other tangible things. It wasn’t about the presents… it was about presence. Despite work a ...
Device Usage That Doctors Would Approve

Device Usage That Doctors Would Approve

A couple weeks ago Madison had her annual appointment with the allergist. We are grateful she doesn’t have any major concerns, but this routine trip is required to renew her EpiPen prescription. The appointment started with the usual ...
2016 Gift Guide: Home & Electronics

2016 Gift Guide: Home & Electronics

Over the past couple weeks our holiday gift guides have mostly provided toy and game gift ideas for kids of all ages. Today’s gift guide highlights some home and electronics items, including personal care, jewelry, beauty and home dec ...
The Search for Treasure on Netflix

The Search for Treasure on Netflix

It’s a common complaint that we see the top of people’s heads rather than their eyes more now than ever before. It isn’t that they are shy or hanging their head in shame for some reason. It’s because they have their ...
The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

Who in their right might would have anxiety at an all-inclusive resort? People wait on you hand and foot, there are activities galore to keep you busy or you can just sit by a pool or on a sandy beach sipping cocktails and enjoying all you ...
Devices for Streaming Netflix

Devices for Streaming Netflix

I’ve been a member of the Netflix Stream Team for a couple years now and am gearing up to start another year. As a participant, I receive loads of information about upcoming Netflix Originals, series updates, movies, documentaries and ...
It’s Time to Upgrade Your Router

It’s Time to Upgrade Your Router

When it comes to computers and technology at home, the responsibility falls in my lap to make sure everything is working as advertised. This covers everything from our robotic vacuum, our collection of Apple iPhones & iPads and most imp ...
Let Your Child Trick-Or-Treat Parentless

Let Your Child Trick-Or-Treat Parentless

I have to continually remind myself that I’m not *that* mom. The one who disguises their concerns for their child’s safety and security by being extra cool and making their kids want them to tag along wherever they go. Both the ...