Teaching Kids To Give

Giving has been an important seasonal theme in this space since I went online 7 years ago. With Thanksgiving next week, many of us have a great deal to be thankful for. But with the impact of Sandy still being felt by too many people, it's hard to feel truly celebratory, especially since many of our friends and relatives are in those areas hardest hit. For them, they have a great deal to be … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July!

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Friday Digital Byte: This Mother’s Day, don’t forget to send mom a text!

Technology sometimes gets a bad rap but the truth is it can be one of the best ways to stay in touch with the people we care about. Whether’s it’s a quick, “hi” or a reminder to your kids about that appointment after school, I find some forms of technology, especially texting, can be incredibly powerful. So, this Sunday, on Mother's Day, send Mom a text. And, if you want to add a special … [Read more...]

Toys For The Season

‘Tis the season for gift buying!  Whether you’re a cyber-shopper or true adventurer, navigating your way through the maze of cars at the nearest mall and wall of people in the mall, shopping for kids is not always easy. Confounding the issue is the vast amount of options for products, an incredibly wide price range and an ever expanding array of digital devices that all promise to Wow our kids as … [Read more...]