A Beginners Guide to On-line Security

In May of 2013, the Huffington Post reported teens send and receive over one hundred text messages per day. It is said 94% of teenagers are using social media. Finally a tool has been developed to educate our young users of technology in appropriate on-line habits and security best practice. Throughout A Beginners Guide to On-line Security, Wendi Finn will … [Read more...]

Amazing World Giveaway!

MacArthur Foundation recently did a study which found that online gaming and social networking are beneficial to children. It taught them basic technical skills and how to communicate in the Information Age. Like everything else in life, there must be balance. Computer games are the end of our civilization if we allow our children to play them. As this … [Read more...]

No More Making Money Off Twitter

From Twitter today: For this reason, aside from Promoted Tweets, we will not allow any third party to inject paid tweets into a timeline on any service that leverages the Twitter API. What does this mean? If you are a user of sites like Sponsored Tweets, then you can't use them anymore unless they change how they operate.  Twitter's post doesn't explain … [Read more...]

Sick and Sicker

I didn't drop off the face of the earth.  I swear.  Instead, everyone in my house has decided to get sick including me.  Seriously.  I started with Will and his nasty cough that was keeping him up all night.  He still has the nasty cough a week later, but it's not keeping him up.  Then we had me and my runny nose/sore throat.  Mine is off and on and more … [Read more...]

Data Done Right With Virgin Mobile!

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Virgin Mobile USA which is one of Sprint’s prepaid brands. I received two Virgin Mobile smartphones to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Nowdays, everyone has a cell phone, and there are so many […]

Sprint Chicago Regional Event #MoveForward #SprintMom

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I recently got to take part in a pretty awesome Sprint event. As a long time (like 10 year!) Sprint customer, I love the […]

10 Things You May Not Know About The Blue Man Group

Bill and I recently attended a Blue Man Group show here in Chicago.  It was one of the few times in my life that I wish we would have brought the kids, because they would have loved the show!  I didn’t know what to expect, and The Blue Men did not disappoint.  I have not […]

Adding Milk To Your Day & A Giveaway Too!

How do you incorporate milk into your busy lifestyle?  As you all know, milk is a great source of protein especially in growing bodies! An 8-ounce glass of milk has 8 grams of high-quality protein.  If you are using non-dairy milk, it may not be giving your kids as much protein as you think.  An […]