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How To Set Family Safety Settings on iPhone and iPad

By Rachael Herrscher

Does your child ever have your phone in their hands? Do you have a family iPad? Does your child have an iPhone or iTouch? If so, you need to read this. I had often worried about what my children could accidentally (or knowingly) stumble upon when playing on our devices. Often, our kids grab our p... Read More

Sunflower Desktop and iPhone Wallpaper

By Erin Oltmanns

Let’s savor the last third of summer with a sunny desktop wallpaper and iPhone wallpaper that will keep our feet firmly planted in what just might be the best season of the year. I’ve seen FAR too many “last trip to the pool” Instagram posts for my taste. And, ladies, let’s stop filling... Read More

Summer Desktop Wallpaper

By Erin Oltmanns

I’m a sucker for a perky desktop wallpaper. So naturally, it’s time for another summer desktop wallpaper —and a version for iPhone and iPad too! Between my phone, iPad, personal laptop, and work laptop I’m rocking a digital gallery of bright and inspiring wallpapers. Of course, no two are th... Read More

Why I’m Doing the June Photo a Day Project

By Erin Oltmanns

June is almost here and it’s the perfect month to tackle a photo a day challenge! May is crazy...what with all of the end of the school year madness and Mother’s Day shenanigans going on. The June Photo a Day Challenge from Fat Mum Slim is the perfect way to capture and chronicle your life right... Read More

Shopping List App: Buy Me a Pie Review

By Erin Oltmanns

I like lists. A Lot. I’ve tried a number of “to do” apps and web tools, but I always come back to a good old fashion written out list. I’ve been pretty happy with this hard copy method except when it comes to the grocery list. Now, I don’t want to go all infomercial on you and mak... Read More

10 Snapshots You Should Keep in your Phone

By Erin Oltmanns

In an attempt to find the perfect dress, I recently hauled no less than a dozen dresses into a fitting room. Most of them looked great...poor me. Obviously I’m not in the market for a dozen party dresses, but in a moment of clarity, I decided to take a photo of each one so I could reassess my choi... Read More

Average Screen Time for Kids

By Rachael Herrscher

How much is too much screen time for kids? The CDC says the average 6-8 year old spends about 6 hours a day in front of a screen. And the worst offenders? 11-14 year olds. Over 2 hours a day seems like too much to me. But I'm kind of the screen police at our house. Check out these infographics: ... Read More

Big Girl Camera: February in Photos

By Erin Oltmanns

Three things dominated my photography in February. I was sick, or nursing sick children, for most of the month. I participated in the February Photo-a-Day Challenge (and am pumped for March). My baby boy turned one! The impact of #1 and #2 was that I didn’t spend a whole lot of time cu... Read More

Post Pictures of Your Kids Online? WATCH THIS

By Rachael Herrscher

Most cameras (especially the ones on our phones) have geotagging and targeting on them. Which means that along with the photo, your camera records your exact location on the earth when your photo is taken. So what happens when you post those photos online? Check out this clip: Technology ... Read More

Cell Phones and Brain Tumors

By Rachael Herrscher

I had heard a pretty interesting interview on NPR the other day about cell phones and brain tumors and all of the politics behind who conducts the studies and where the research comes from. I of course want any negative findings to be lies and propaganda cobbled together by the association of local... Read More