A while a go, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg appeared in a video about coding via the group Code.org (you can watch the video here). It’s a well put together video on the benefits of coding for kids.
I know what you’re thinking, “I need another list in my life like I need a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.”
As a mom, your life is full of lists. Grocery lists, task lists, fix-it lists, and right about now, perhaps a New Year’s resolution list that’s already looking a little over-ambitious.
Driving to piano practice with my 6th grade daughter is one of my favorite events all week. Not quite face-to-face; yet trapped in the car together for 15 WHOLE minutes!
I get a quick peek into her world. Who is she hanging with lately? What’s new in school, why is math getting harder?
Recently, we had something happen to us, and we just had to share it. If you’ve been reading our blog, you know our three kids are all on the autism spectrum. This means they have trouble picking up social cues.
The sixth annual U.S. National Texting Championship took place on Wednesday, where 11 of the speediest texters in all the land competed for the ultimate texting title.
Yes, this is a real thing.
Contestants faced off through eight rounds of competition including texting while blindfolded, translating text speak into normal speak, texting backward, enduring a text-off with the audience, and simply texting test phrases as fast as possible.
I've been getting a lot of funny e-mails lately about parents of sleep away campers. There's a blog post on suburbbabble.com, there's an Edge City comic strip, and there's an xtranormal cartoon collecting hits on YouTube. They're all different mediums, but they all deal with the same thing: the obsessive way in which parents of kids at sleep away camp pore over the pictures that are put up on
You're probably wondering why on earth don't I have a cell phone. Well, this was 100% unequivocally not by choice! My cell phone went on the fritz a few days ago and is now completely out of commission.
Andrea Johnson is a lady of many talents. After graduating from Dartmouth College, she went on to earn her MBA from Harvard Business school. Since then, she's been putting her education to good use as the co-founder of several Internet ventures, while also raising two young children with her husband.
I’m in flight to NYC, this time my babies are buckled next to me. They are so excited to be taking an early spring break and heading out for an adventure with David and me.
They really are great travelers and finally at an age that they can enjoy the city. I’ll take them on the cheesy Central Park carriage ride that holds many types of memories for all of my children. Shay will for sure want to see the Empire State Building and search for King Kong. He hopes that I bring Kong home or at least a pic every time I’m working in the city.
How much tablet technology is appropriate for toddlers?