tech

Best Laptop Black Friday Deal from QVC and HP

November 15, 2016 | in: holiday gift guide, tech

Best Black Friday Weekend Deal Ever: HP 15 Series Laptop on QVC  We can always need a new laptop in our house. The adults’ become outmoded. The kids are growing …more

Kid Apps for Mom’s Phone: Dumb Ways JR

June 13, 2016 | in: preschoolers, tech

Remember Dumb Ways to Die, that catchy, memorable and highly effective animated PSA about safe behavior around trains? My older kids Charlie and Eve thought it was genius, and the kid-friendly …more

How to Easily Set Digital Family Rules, Plus Enter to Win a Trip to Walt Disney World!

February 4, 2016 | in: tech, teens

Thank you LifeLock for sponsoring this post. Please visit The Smart Talk for more tips on how to prepare your kids to develop healthy online habits. I used The Smart …more

Free Fire Prevention and Trivia App for Kids

September 28, 2015 | in: education, tech

I like to think I am a trivia queen. Whether we are at a pub or playing Trivial Pursuit at home with friends, my ability to bring it in the …more

Coolest New Games for the Nintendo 3DS

December 19, 2014 | in: GIFT GUIDE, tech

When I asked Eve if she wanted to assist me in reviewing two new Nintendo 3DS XL games, I earned my nomination for the Hip Suburban Mom Award (HSMA.) However, …more

Holiday Magic and Poppy Cat Goes to the Market App

December 12, 2014 | in: tech

It’s the most chaotic tiiiimmme, of the year. With the work deadlines looming And kids always booming “Mom, take me heeerrreee!” It’s the most chaotic tiiiimmme, of the year! I …more

GIVEAWAY: Tablet for Kids – Little Scholar

October 13, 2014 | in: giveaways, tech

“Where’s the iPad?” Is this as familiar a refrain in your house as it is in mine? Often my and Chris’s shared iPad can be found buried in children’s covers, …more

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 from Verizon: Android King

March 19, 2014 | in: products I love, tech

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 from Verizon The Samsung Galaxy Note 3, available from Verizon Wireless, is a big, beautiful Android that is superfast and supersized. The large, 5.7 inch HD …more

GIVEAWAY: New HP Printer, Gift Cards and More on MomTV LIVE Tuesday Night

February 25, 2014 | in: products I love, Real Life Style show, tech

LOADS of Giveaways on MomTV LIVE’s Real Life Style with Jessica McFadden at 9pm Tuesday February 25, 2014. It is all about the coolest high tech products that make our …more

Can Kids Learn Social Emotional Learning Through a Video Game?

December 16, 2013 | in: education, tech

My kids were late to video gaming, possessing parents who would rather they play one of our hundreds of board games or invite a slew of kids over for a …more

Tech Gifts from Verizon

December 4, 2013 | in: GIFT GUIDE, holiday gift guide, shopping, tech

Disclosure: As a member of the #VZWBuzz lifestyle blogger panel, I sometimes receive products for review. All connection and data plans are covered by me. No compensation was received or review …more

GIVEAWAY: Samsung Chromebook Laptop from Staples {review}

October 22, 2013 | in: geeky, GIFT GUIDE, giveaways, products I love, tech

Disclosure: Staples sent me a Samsung Chromebook to review and keep — the same one they are now giving away to a lucky reader here! No further compensation was received …more

GIVEAWAYS & PRIZES on MomTV Live on Tuesday 10/22 at 9pm

WIN BIG and HAVE A BLAST ON TUESDAY NIGHT ON MOMTV LIVE at MomTV.com! Guess who’s back, back again? It’s MomTV Live with Jess, let’s begin!  Join me Tuesday night  With …more

Free Fire Prevention App for Kids: Sparky’s Birthday Surprise {sponsored}

October 4, 2013 | in: education, free and fab, geeky, tech

New free app for kids age 2-6 teaches fire safety with creativity and compassion. The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) children’s website, Sparky.org, has branched out beyond its kids website. …more

Nokia Lumia 928 Review #VZWBuzz

October 1, 2013 | in: GIFT GUIDE, products I love, tech

    I love iPhones and Androids, so I was not sure if I was ready to open my heart to a Windows phone. However, my receiving of a Nokia Lumia …more