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Is Your Child’s Mobile Phone Kid Friendly?

By Leah Nieman | November 21, 2016 | 1 Comment
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Many families now find it necessary to purchase a mobile phone for their kids. I realize there is much debate on kids and smartphones. This isn’t a post addressing that topic. Rather, I want to give parents who do choose to give their child a smartphone tips on making their child’s mobile phone kid friendly.…

3 Types of Podcasts for Homeschool Moms

By Leah Nieman | November 7, 2016 | 2 Comments
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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…

Quick Guide to Parental Controls for iOS Devices

By Leah Nieman | November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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…

The AAP Now Agrees with What Parents Have Known About Kids and Screen Time

By Leah Nieman | October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The AAP Now Agrees with What Parents Have Known About Kids and Screen Time Kids are spending more time with screen media than ever before. The bigger concern for many is we’re seeing kids at younger ages interacting with devices. So kids and screen time has been the cause of much concern for many parents…

10 Best Apps for iOS

By Leah Nieman | October 19, 2016 | 2 Comments
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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 special needs learner. The selection of apps available…

The Best Wedding Apps for a Stress Free Wedding

By Leah Nieman | September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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It happened! My little girl is getting married. I’m still trying to figure out how my baby grew up so quickly. But, we’re thrilled to be gaining a son in law. In honor of them, I’m doing a post on wedding apps. Our family has always sought out ways to streamline life. For us, that…

20 Best Apps for College Students

By Leah Nieman | August 31, 2016 | 1 Comment
20 Best Apps for College Students

*This post contains affiliate links. 20 Best Apps for College Students   Most college students hit the campus with some sort of digital device in hand. Those devices can hold some of the best study tools. It’s all about knowing which apps are the best apps for college students. That digital device can be a…

10 Best Apps for Preschool Age Children

By Leah Nieman | August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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*This post contains affiliate links. I had so much fun checking out the many apps available for preschool age children. Who knew there were so many apps available for little ones? As a mom of one child who is drawn to media, I have to say I’m really sad some of these apps weren’t available when…

10 Best Apps for Coding

By Leah Nieman | July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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*This post contains affiliate links. I thought I had wrapped up my 10 Best Apps for _________ series, but I received an overwhelming number of requests for a few more lists- one of which is the 10 Best Apps for Coding. A number of you shared that you have found lists of coding apps for iOS, but are…

5 Pokémon GO Discussion Topics for Families

By Leah Nieman | July 21, 2016 | 2 Comments
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I probably don’t need to tell you that Pokémon GO is a huge phenomenon. I can’t go anywhere without overhearing a Pokémon GO discussion and it warms my heart. Yes, I said it. Seeing kids, families, millennials, people of all ages, genders, and cultures, out interacting and enjoying a game together – it makes me happy!…