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Children, Teens and Reading
in Family Life

Finding Books For Your Kids To Read; Surprising Facts #LearnON [Sponsored]

Do you have kids who do not enjoy reading? The facts from Common Sense Media’s latest research about kids, teens and reading both scared and surprised me.  (I am a LearnON Ambassador, but no compensation received.) Children, Teens and Reading Infographic This infographic shows the information from the latest research. Surprising and Scary Statistics These statistics both surprise me and scare me. I’m surprised because my kids are always reading. When my kids were young, they didn’t…

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running with your teen
in Healthy Life

Running With Your Teen #NRD

Today is National Running Day, so I thought it was the perfect time to share my running story for 2014. Throughout the years, my kids have run with me. I’ve run a 5k with all of my kids at some point. I love that they have all realized that running is fun and you can run anywhere. My kids running their first 5k with me 4 years ago. Running A Half Marathon With Your Teen…

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does technology bring famiy closer together
in Geek Life

Does Technology Bring Family Closer Together? #TwasTheStanley [Sponsored]

Yes, technology can bring family closer together if you have the right tools. And if you use technology to enhance your life and not take over your life. This post is sponsored by Verizon FiOS. My family have been techies for decades. My 70-year-old grandfather had a computer in his home and that was over 25 years ago (before anyone over 60 even used a computer.) That love for technology was passed down and continuing to my…

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tech gifts for teens
in Geek Life, Gift Guides

Tech Gifts for Teens

With two techie teens in the house, I’m always hearing about the latest tech gifts they want. The good news is I can share that knowledge with you. If you have a teen in the house, one of these tech gifts will put a smile on their face. Some of these items I received for review. No guarantees a product will be in my gift guides. Affiliate links within the post.  Tech Gifts for Teens…

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in Geek Life

Teens and Social Media and Privacy [INFOGRAPHIC]

This weekend is the Digital Family Summit and I’ll be speaking on Saturday about digital well-being. Since the focus of the conference is on family, there will be lots of discussions about privacy, tweens, teens and social media. UKnowKids.com created the following infographic about teens and social media which I thought was perfect as I head to the summit. Disclosure: I have a working relationship with UKnowkids.com. I receive their products to test. No other…

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