Wordless Wednesday: Thanksgiving in the Digital Age

Don't let this happen to your family...have all cell phones checked at the door this year! Happy (unplugged) Thanksgiving!! … [Read more...]

CyberSafe and Savvy Tip 25: Unplug Regularly

I write about this a great deal but also live it...I actually do unplug regularly and so does my family. It's one of the best ways to connect with each other, the world and stay safe online. The National Day of Unplugging isn't until March 1, 2013 but that doesn't mean you have to wait until then to unplug. You can start today! The 10 Principles are really simple: 1. Avoid … [Read more...]

Unplugging and Going Offline…be back soon!

It's time. "Time for what, you ask?" Time to go on one of my breaks from the digital world. I take them regularly each month but this is my favorite time to go offline and off gride for more than my usual day or two. I'll be back soon with new content and a fresh outlook on things. You'd be amazed how much inspiration comes from a round or two of golf or reading on the deck without the cell … [Read more...]

Take it slow this summer: it’s your family’s off season!

I used to feel guilty when I would say “no thanks” but not any more. I no longer by the line:  “Ok…but you do know she might get behind…many of the other kids do continue for the summer.” I’m ok with it…and so are my kids. And, you know what, not once have they “fallen behind” in any of their activities, even the ones they are at the top of their game on, in sports or in the arts. It’s a … [Read more...]