The following post is a sponsored conversation with Net Nanny. What IS “Internet safety?” Most parents know that it is something they need to enforce, but aren’t sure HOW to do it nor where to start. Is it simply protecting children from cyberbullying and sexting? Is it preventing kids from stumbling across inappropriate pictures and videos? Is it protecting them from … [Read more...] about Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late – Internet Safety
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Many kids have an iPod Touch, iPhone, or an iPad. And as any parent knows, there are challenges in giving a child unrestricted access to such powerful devices. There is plenty of mature content on the Web and on iTunes. Good news! Apple has provided built-in parental controls features to allow adults to set boundaries for children's usage. For example, you can … [Read more...] about Did You Know Apple Devices Have Built-In Parental Controls?
Mexican beauty Salma Hayek is sultry and always surprising. With a career including an Oscar win for Frida to a turn as the animated Kitty Softpaws in DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures' Puss in Boots - which purred its way to a cool $33 million this past weekend - mom to three-year-old Valentina is taking everything life throws at her in practiced stride. I had a … [Read more...] about Salma Hayek Talks Working Motherhood and “Puss in Boots”
Do you have any pets? If your kids love animals, but you dread all the money you have to spend on vet bills, food even clothing - I'm right there with you! We have a long list of costly creatures that have taken up residence at one time or another in our home. Here's a general price breakdown on all the different pets we've welcomed into the family (and the … [Read more...] about Pricey Pets: How To Find Inexpensive Animal Friends
Recycling usually brings to mind cans, bottles and paper products, but recycling water is another way to benefit the environment and lower your utility bills. The water you save through various recycling efforts works well for watering houseplants and irrigating the landscaping outside your home. Rain Barrel A rain barrel allows you to recycle the rain water that would … [Read more...] about Ways to Recycle Water