Category Archives: Raising Kids

Best Daughter Ever!

Yesterday one of the blogs my daughter follows on Tumblr held a contest for the person who is precious to you. They want stories about how lives can be changed by others. I thought I should tell my followers how … Continue reading

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Holiday Family Time

Out of respect for my kids and my family, I will be taking some time to celebrate with them and enjoy the holiday season. I have one post scheduled for Friday, then you won’t hear from me until January unless something … Continue reading

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They Need to Earn It

In searching for a quote for Motivation Monday, I came across this gem. I’m not sure if it was really Ginger Rogers who said it, but the words themselves speak to me. This is a phrase I have lived by … Continue reading

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Fun Fact Friday: Spider-Man Teamed Up With Planned Parenthood

Spider-Man has always been one of my favorite comic series. I mean come on. He’s in love with MJ. Which is short for Mary Jane. Which is so much cooler than what my MJ stands for, but still. It turns … Continue reading

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Religions Became Popular to Promote Love

Sometimes other people’s words can express how you feel so much better than anything you can think of. So, this picture is my post for the day. Because this is the message I am hoping to instill in my kids. … Continue reading

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One Less Minute of Not Living

I re-watched one of my favorite episodes of Gilmore Girls this weekend. This is a screenshot of one of the best scenes in any series I’ve ever seen, because in this scene, you as an audience member are reminded that you … Continue reading

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New Devices vs Tried and True

One question that’s been coming up a lot in my life lately is, “When is it really worth replacing your existing electronic device?”. My usual answer, “when the old one dies”. My daughter’s phone recently had a lot of problems, … Continue reading

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Humans in the Internet of Things

I don’t know how many of you are aware of this system they are calling the “Internet of Things“, but I think it’s very interesting to consider the number of “things” that are interconnected with or without human interaction now that … Continue reading

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Nifty Social Media Infographic

I’ve been studying up on the future of social media and neuro implants for the book I’m writing for NaNoWriMo. In the process I found this really nifty infographic on Bit Rebels about social media and how we use it.

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Playing Games Makes You Smarter

Who would have thought it? Oh wait, I did. According to an article on Entrepreneur.com, there are a few hobbies that are very beneficial toward the purpose of expanding your brain power. These are all things that people have known help your … Continue reading

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