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Wireless Video Security Camera; Y-cam Knight SD

There have been several times that I wished I could see outside or in the basement to check on the kids without having to get up every 5 minutes. As the weather gets warmer, my kids want to be outside all the time which is fantastic, BUT…. I still need to work. In comes the Y-Cam Knight SD wireless video security camera to the rescue. The Y-cam comes with everything you need to set it…

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Identity Theft; Tips For Staying Safe

Identity theft is one of those things that you hope you never have to deal with. Taking precautions before you become a victim is the BEST way to deal with identity theft. Knowing what to do starts with knowing how identity theft happens. It is a lot easier than you would think (unfortunately.) Criminals use software, websites, e-mail scams, fake deals, pickpocketing, card readers on ATM and hacking into databases.

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Safely Social Monitor Increases Parents Awareness Of Child’s Activity On Facebook

As a parent, I wish I had the time to watch all 4 of my children 100% of the time, but it physically isn’t possible. I rely on tools to help me when I can’t be there and Safely Social Monitor is a free service that helps me watch what my son is doing on Facebook. I do have my son’s password and I set up the account for him. I have friended him and I…

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tweens and communication
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Join Me For Tweens And Communication Talk at TheMotherhood

Tomorrow I will be at TheMotherhood discussing Tweens and Communication. Tweens and Communication is really important topic to me. Communication and My Family I have a teen son (15), tween daughter (12) and another son (8) and daughter(7) right behind. The issues with tweens and communication starts early. I have seen my 7-year-old daughter have communication issues with her friends. Often she (or her friends) will get their feelings hurt because of something they “think”…

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Tech Companies Supporting Women Should Be At BlogHer

I attended my first BlogHer in 2009 and I expected to see at least a few tech companies supporting women, but, I was disappointed. Last year in New York, there were a handful of tech companies. I felt it was worth my while, but I still wanted more. This year, BlogHer in San Diego had a good share of tech companies supporting women. BlogHer is all about supporting women and blogging, so I would expect…

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