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Podcasts What the Loot – Part 2 Today Kaleb and I continue our discussion of loot boxes in video games. We’re looking more into the concern that loot boxes can be a risk… Listen Now Using Voice Technology for Learning Did you know your Alexa and Google Home device can be use as a learning tool?…

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Ultimate Guide to Podcasts for Kids

Ultimate Guide to Podcasts for Kids

Ultimate Guide to Podcasts for Kids My kids grew up on audiobooks. So when podcasts came along, I immediately fell in love with the idea of using podcasts for kids. I have an extensive list of podcasts I listen to on a regular basis. And, I’m not ashamed to admit, a few of them are…

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3 Types of Podcasts for Homeschool Moms

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3 Types of Podcasts for Homeschool Moms A few of my homeschool mom friends have asked me if I have been holding out on sharing other podcast favorites. Snap! You nailed me. I do have more. I didn’t want you thinking all I did was listen to podcasts, even though some days I do. But…

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My Favorite Podcasts for Adults

Favorite Podcasts

A few weeks ago I shared my favorite podcasts for families. It’s great to have a list of kid-friendly podcasts, but sometimes it’s nice to unplug from all of the “kid media” and listen to something just for you, the adult. And, parenting podcasts don’t count! I’m talking about a genre you find interesting. Podcasts are…

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Favorite Family Friendly Podcasts

Favorite Family Friendly Podcasts

Podcasts have been around for a while.  They are a great way to take advantage of those “empty moments of time.”  Why? Because listening to a podcast doesn’t require adding another activity to your day. You simply fill up the dead space that already exists in your day. Most of us have tasks that we…

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The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Field Trips

Computer showing virtual field trips

Are your kids disappointed because a field trip they were really looking forward to has been cancelled due to the coronavirus? Surprise them with a virtual field trip! If you are thinking a virtual field trip can’t be nearly as fun as visiting a site in person, hang with me just a moment. Technology has…

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18 Educational Uses for Google Home

It’s no secret I’m a Google girl. I use my Google Home devices to help me stay organized and do things quickly and easily. For the past few months, I’ve been looking into educational uses for Google Home. Google continues to add more and more capabilities to the list of what Google Home can do.…

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Benefits of Audiobooks

12 Benefits of Audiobooks

*This post contains affiliate links. You can view my full affiliate disclosure here. Benefits of Audiobooks Audiobooks have been around since 1932. I love listening to audiobooks. My kids grew up listening to audiobooks. I’ve seen many benefits of audiobooks beyond what I could have ever imagined. I still hear the occasional concern from parents…

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Best Apps for High School Students

Best Apps for High School Students

*This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. We’re wrapping up our Best Apps series with Best Apps for High School Students. The list features a number of apps to help high school students study and manage the content they need to create and consume as they move through high school and…

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Ultimate Technology Book and Podcast List for Parents

Ultimate Technology Book and Podcast List for Parents

*This post contains affiliate links. Ultimate Technology Book and Podcast List for Parents It’s no secret I love reading and listening to technology podcasts. I daily read articles, books, and subscribe to podcasts on anything technology related. Many of you have asked me for suggestions on books when it comes to parenting and technology, or…

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Audible and Scribd? The Best Book Services Compared

Audible and Scribd- The Best Book Services, Compared

Audible and Scribd? The Best Book Services Compared If you’re like me, you love to read but you just don’t have the time that you used to. Keeping a tight schedule, looking after your family, and, of course, finding just a little time for yourself keeps you so busy you rarely have time to sit…

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Summer Audiobooks for the Entire Family

Summer Audio Books for the Entire Family

Summer Audiobooks for the Entire Family It’s finally summer vacation! For many families, summertime means road trips and family vacations. And while the destination is fun, long travel times can be filled with complaints over what to listen to while traveling. If mom and dad are happily jamming along to their favorite music, the kids…

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Quick Guide to Parental Controls for iOS Devices

Quick Guide to Parental Controls for iOS

Quick Guide to Parental Controls for iOS Devices When it comes to availability of apps and ease of use, it’s hard to beat iOS. Yes, you heard that straight from the mouth of this Android girl. Although iPads are a bit pricier than Kindle, they are hands-down the device you want if you have a…

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