Archive for Technology

Avoid too much screen time with Disney Circle and Circle Go to manage screen time

How To Keep Kids From Spending All Summer Attached To Screens

It’s so easy for kids and teens to simply disappear into devices. As a parent, you want to manage screen time, both what your kids do and how long they do it for. Fortunately, Disney Circle makes that easy to do whether they’re on your home network on accessing the internet from a data plan or another wifi network.

Tiny size of Google Chromecast audio

Crystal Clear Music – Anywhere In Your House

Google’s Chromecast audio turns any speaker into a wifi stereo to cast from your phone, tablet, or laptop. Bettersound with minimal investment – and so easy to set up for anyone. This inexpensive gadget turns any house into a party – without having your music interrupted by phone calls or texts. Welcome your new favorite gadget into your house!

Samsung 4K UHD television at Walmart

How To Avoid Buyer’s Remorse With Your Next Tech Purchase

Technology changes so fast, and there are so many options. Check out these 6 tips to avoid buyer’s remorse with your new tech purchases. These simple tips don’t require any special knowledge but can have you happy from the day you bring it home until the day you replace your new gadget.

Logi Circle in its box

Feeling More Secure At Home (And Capturing Memories) With The Logi Circle

The Logi Circle is so much more than I anticipated. The features – both free and part of the upgraded subscription – help me and my kids feel safe at home. The time lapse videos you can create are fun, but the true utility comes from the live monitoring and two way communication.

Bobsweep has a remote control. Another reason this is the best robotic vacuum available

bObsweep PetHair – Why This Is The Last Vacuum You’ll Ever Buy

The bObsweep PetHair is the best robotic vacuum I’ve seen. This review shares all the unique characteristics I love about Bob (as we call him), and it also includes a few quibbles I’d like to change. Check the video to see Bob in action and learn even more.

Replace your roofing with an energy efficient roof

Using Your Roof To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

When it’s time to replace your roof, do you know what to look for? Do you know what shortens your roof lifecycle? Tips and ideas for figuring out how to maximize your investment and what to look for in an energy efficient roof!

Set up the perfect homework station setup

How To Create A Functional Homework Station

Back to school is always stressful. Get started on the right foot by creating a functional homework station. Check out these tips to get it set up and keep it going throughout the school year. Bonus? Use this free homework printable to ensure no assignment ever gets “forgotten” again!

Time to replace your air conditioner How do you know

When Is It Time To Replace Your Home’s HVAC System?

When it gets hot out, your air conditioner gets a work out. How old is your a/c? Do you know how when you should replace your HVAC system? Tips and ideas from the experts on what to look for as you decide whether it’s time to replace your air conditioner.

Pal is a human droid in Annedroids

Summer TV for Kids That Won’t Rot Their Brains: Emmy-Nominated Annedroids

I was compensated to share my thoughts on the Emmy nominated Annedroids Season 3. That said, all opinions remain my own, and Little Miss can’t wait to watch more! When I was growing up, STEAM curriculum didn’t exist – or it wasn’t a focus anyway – and it certainly wasn’t the focus of many television series. The exception were some PBS shows, but I quickly grew out of them. Today, with…

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No More Lost Photos – Easy Peasy Photo Storage with MiMedia and #Giveaway

I received a year of MiMedia photo storage as part of this compensated campaign with TheMotherhood, but all opinions remain my own. I have a little problem. Shhhh, don’t tell. I take a ton of photos, but … I haven’t put a single photo in an album since 2001. Does that mean I don’t have a single photo of my kids in an album? Yep. Does it mean the vast…