Education

Quandary: Ethical Decision-Making Through Free Online Game Play

Quandary: Ethical Decision-Making Through Free Online Game Play
October 30, 2014 No Comments »

This is a sponsored post It’s not always to teach our kids right from wrong as we hope we’re providing them with the capacity for good decision making in the future. Throughout life, kids will confront various issues at various ... Read More »

What Do You Do When Your Kids Ask for a Sip of Your Drink? #TalkEarly

What Do You Do When Your Kids Ask for a Sip of Your Drink? #TalkEarly
October 29, 2014 8 Comments »

This is a sponsored post written as part of my involvement with the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility “Mmmm…” said our 8 year old son as he caught a whiff of limes and mint as I put my mojito down on ... Read More »

GoldieBlox Goes Digital with GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine Free App

GoldieBlox Goes Digital with GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine Free App
October 22, 2014 3 Comments »

How do you build an interest in science, technology, engineering and math in young girls? Give them interesting and engaging products that foster their curiosity and a desire to want to know more. As a mom of a girl who ... Read More »

#MomswithApps: Helping Parents Find Just-Right Apps for Their Kids

#MomswithApps: Helping Parents Find Just-Right Apps for Their Kids
October 9, 2014 No Comments »

This post is brought to you by Moms With Apps and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Almost seven years ago, as my preschool aged daughter was about to inherit a hand-me-down computer from my mother-in-law, I wondered where ... Read More »

Teaching Fire Safety Through Interactive Apps

Teaching Fire Safety Through Interactive Apps
October 8, 2014 No Comments »

This is a sponsored post Years ago when I was a first grade teacher, I was always trying to plan creative ways to teach my students about fire safety during National Fire Prevention Week. I had favorite books for read-alouds ... Read More »

Teaching Our Kids to Care Beyond the Ribbon

Teaching Our Kids to Care Beyond the Ribbon
October 3, 2014 6 Comments »

A couple of weeks ago my kids came home with a flier from school declaring September 30 as a day to wear gold in honor of September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. With families at our school affected by childhood ... Read More »

#Do1Thing to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint

#Do1Thing to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint
September 29, 2014 6 Comments »

Social media and technology allow us to get information and stay connected constantly but now more than ever the digital footprint we leave has a lasting impact on all ages and stages of life. Over the weekend I was talking ... Read More »

Virtual Club Penguin Play Helps Build Real-World Schools in Ecuador, Haiti & India

Virtual Club Penguin Play Helps Build Real-World Schools in Ecuador, Haiti & India
September 25, 2014 Comments Off

Besides teaching kids about safe social networking through a fun interactive virtual world, Club Penguin is committed to helping kids get involved in creating change around the world even at the youngest ages. In addition to the annual holiday Coins ... Read More »

#GearUp with 6 Must-Have Tools to Stay Organized and Streamline Productivity

#GearUp with 6 Must-Have Tools to Stay Organized and Streamline Productivity
September 24, 2014 Comments Off

This is a sponsored post Now that the newness of back to school has worn off and we’re well into the routines that go with homework and busy afternoons full of after school activities, it’s more important than ever to ... Read More »

4 Ways to Use Your Voice to Advocate for Moms Around the World #2030Now

4 Ways to Use Your Voice to Advocate for Moms Around the World #2030Now
September 23, 2014 14 Comments »

Pour yourself another cup. Sit down. And buckle up. This could be the most important thing you read all day. As I sat on the high speed Acela train taking me home from the Social Good Summit in New York ... Read More »