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Raising kids to be good collaborators with 4 simple lessons | Life Skills Series

In our three-part Life Skills Series, we’ve shared tips to help you raise critical thinkers and to raise problem-solvers. Now, I’m excited to share ideas around collaborating and working together. Because what the world needs now (besides love, sweet love) is more teamwork to help create more constructive, meaningful, positive change. So I’ve put together some […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Tips And Tricks, Home Entertainment, Tips + Tricks, Educational Kids' Activities

Raising smart problem solvers: 4 tips to help parents teach kids | Life Skills Series

In the first post of our Life Skills Series, we shared tips to help you raise critical thinkers. And next up, we’re talking about how to teach your kids problem-solving skills. As adults, we know how important they are in our everyday lives, but it’s hard to think back as to how we were taught […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Tips And Tricks, Tips + Tricks, Reading With Kids, science and STEM

10 Tips and Tricks to Make You a Discord Master

Discord is based around digital chat in all its various forms, and while it’s maybe best known among gamers, it can power group chats for a whole host of purposes—like a cooler, less formal Slack. Whether you’ve been on Discord for years or only just opened up the app for the first time, these tips can help you get…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Desktop, Tips And Tricks, Discord

8 things to think about if you’re considering homeschool because of COVID-19 this fall, from a homeschool mom

With school districts all over the country releasing their preliminary plans for school this fall, I’m hearing so many parents trying to determine whether or not their kids are going back. The requirement between states and districts varies greatly, with some requiring masks and others, not so much. Parents are trying to manage feelings about […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Tips And Tricks, Tips + Tricks, Educational Kids' Activities, Homeschooling Tools, COVID, Covid-19-and-quarantine

Raising critical thinkers: 6 expert tips for parents | Life Skills Series

If one thing has become abundantly clear over the past few years, our kids are growing up seeing all kinds of problems we face in the world, and they’re increasingly asking us what they can do, or how they can be part of the solution. That’s pretty awesome. And what’s even better than giving kids […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Tips And Tricks, Tips + Tricks, Reading With Kids, science and STEM

3 excellent educational videos about Juneteenth for kids. Watch and learn.

I’m trying to do a better job of raising anti-racist kids, and I believe that starts with learning more about the history of the Black experience in America. An essential part of that education is the understanding of Juneteenth, a holiday that I was certainly never taught in school but I’m glad is getting increased […]
Tags: Video, Parenting, Shopping, Youtube, America, Tips And Tricks, Social Good, Black History, Juneteenth, Entertainment + Media, Tips + Tricks, Politics + Activism, Educational Kids' Activities, Homeschooling Tools

Useful iOS 13 tips and tricks to take your iPhone to the next level

Apple's latest operating system has a bunch of features up its sleeve that you probably don't know about yet.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Tips And Tricks, Ios 13, Tier 4

You believe that Black Lives Matter. You are non-Black. You don’t know what to say or do. So start here.

We have spent more time listening than talking this difficult weekend. But I woke up this morning knowing I want to make it perfectly 100% clear where Kristen and I stand: Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter. This was originally posted on Facebook Top photo: Mike Von via Unsplash. You can also follow […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Kristen, Tips And Tricks, Black History, Doing Good, Tips + Tricks, Charity + Causes, Politics + Activism, Facebook Top, Mike Von

How to quickly share Wi-Fi settings in Android 10

Want to share your Wi-Fi settings? No need to spell out your password with Android 10 -- just share a QR code.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Tips, Tips And Tricks, Android 10, Android Tips And Tricks

The best Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus tips and tricks

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are feature-packed devices. Here's your guide to get the most out of them.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, How-to, Tips And Tricks, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Plus

We’ve got 5 eco-friendly paper towel alternatives to help you make the switch at the perfect time.

I’ve been meaning to wean our family off paper towels for years, and this quarantine is finally giving the push that I need. Thanks, empty paper towel shelves at Kroger! So I’ve been chatting with eco-conscious friends and colleagues about favorite paper towel alternatives that can still keep up with my family’s needs. Which happen […]
Tags: Shopping, Sustainability, Eco Friendly, Tips And Tricks, Paper Goods, Kroger, Recyclable, Kitchen Accessories, Tips + Tricks, Household Cleaning, Kitchen + Dining

#SaveThePostOffice: 7 thoughtful things you can mail to friends and family during quarantine

Even before the Coronavirus pandemic, the United States Postal Service (USPS) was getting hit pretty hard. And now, well, it’s worse than ever, with no bailout in sight. As you might have seen on social media with the #SaveThePostOffice hashtag, people are rallying together to help send support to the USPS, whether it’s through sharing […]
Tags: Shopping, Usps, Tips And Tricks, United States Postal Service USPS, Tips + Tricks, Coronavirus

8 board games you can play over FaceTime or Zoom for remote fun with friends

We love our game nights with friends, and cancelling those has been a sad part of the quarantine for us. But we’ve found 6 great games you can play over FaceTime or Zoom. It helps make that distance feel not so far at all, and gives you more opportunities to connect with friends, cousins, and […]
Tags: Games, Shopping, Board Games, Facetime, Tips And Tricks, Family Activities, Toys + Playthings, Coronavirus

50+ creative ideas for Easter Basket gifts you can grab right at the drugstore

With Easter around the corner, I’m thinking about how I’m going to fill three Easter baskets and dozens of plastic eggs safely and finding Easter gifts from the drugstore is a smart way to do it. First off, we love ordering Easter gifts from Etsy that helps support small businesses. So there’s still time to […]
Tags: Shopping, Etsy, Easter, Tips And Tricks, Gifts For Kids, Gifts For Teens + Tweens, Toys + Playthings

Speed up your aging iPhone with these 11 tips and tricks

Don't ditch your old iPhone just because it's not performing as well as it used to. Bring it back to life.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Tips And Tricks, Old Technology, Don, Smartphone Use

How to dispose of light bulbs

Do burned-out light bulbs belong in the trash or recycling bin? Here's how to get rid of them the right way.
Tags: Trends, How-to, Smart Home, Tips And Tricks, Light Bulbs, LED light bulbs, Smart Light Bulbs, Incandescent Bulb, Tier 4

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max tips and tricks

Here's our roundup of the best tips and tricks for Apple's iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Tips And Tricks, Ios Tips And Tricks, iPhone 11, Iphone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Birthday parties in the age of quarantine: We love these social distance birthday party ideas that make the day special no matter what

My son turned 10 this month, and I have to admit, it was a bit of a bummer birthday. He had a great attitude and enjoyed some chocolate cake, but with the current quarantine and social distancing guidelines, his party was cancelled and his friends weren’t able to come over. We know that those disappointments that may […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Social Media, Tips And Tricks, Party Ideas, Cool Websites, Cool Tech, Birthday Parties, Birthday Party Themes, Tips + Tricks, Coronavirus

5 deschooling tips for new homeschooling parents, and how it will keep you from feeling like a total failure.

I know a lot of parents have jumped right into homeschooling their kids (or, schooling-from-home might be more accurate) so that they won’t get too far behind in their studies. But with news that Virginia has canceled school for the rest of the academic year due to COVID-19, and lots of other districts coast-to-coast alluding […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Virginia, Social Media, Columns, Tips And Tricks, Tips + Tricks, Educational Kids' Activities, Homeschooling Tools, Coronavirus

Helping teens who are struggling with social distancing, isolation and loss | Spawned Episode 194

We know that the shelter-in-place orders and social distancing due to the Coronavirus pandemic has been difficult for all of us in one way or another, teens, in particular, are taking an extremely hard hit. We’re seeing with our own teens, and we’ve been hearing from our listeners and readers who are experiencing the same. […]
Tags: Podcast, Parenting, Shopping, Tips And Tricks, Spawned Podcast, Coronavirus

5 of our favorite sweatpants and leggings. Because right now, we’re not wearing anything else.

Props to you if you’re stuck at home like us these days and are putting on more than leggings or sweatpants. If you’ve been catching our #StyleOver40 on Instagram, then you know that for us, that is not the case. We are currently living in our favorite sweatpants and leggings, at least for the rest […]
Tags: Fashion, Shopping, Tips And Tricks, Women's Fashion

10 simple writing exercises for kids that don’t even feel like schoolwork

As we all scramble to grapple with the new normal of our kids home from school, I’m thankful for the teachers in my life who have been doing this job for years. I can always count on them for great ideas, like these 10 writing exercises, from a friend and former English teacher who has […]
Tags: Shopping, Writing, Tips And Tricks, Tips + Tricks, Educational Kids' Activities, Homeschooling Tools

The best homeschooling resources right now for newbies: ELA, science, math, and social studies home learning.

With all the school closures right now, we know so many of you are looking for the best homeschooling resources. (Like, a lot of you!) We hear you! So first, I suggest you read my post on a homeschooling mom’s tips for teaching your kids at home during school closures. It’s a great overview to […]
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A homeschool mom’s tips on homeschooling your kids during school closures. You can do this!

So, school’s been cancelled for the indefinite future and you’re about to become a homeschooling parent, maybe for the first time. Now that you’re stuck at home with the kids for the next two, four…ten weeks, what in the world are you going to do? Depending on how much guidance and e-learning resources your school […]
Tags: Parenting, Shopping, Columns, Tips And Tricks, Cool Tech, Thinking : Parent, Tips + Tricks, Educational Kids' Activities, Homeschooling Tools, Coronavirus

The best iPhone X tips and tricks

If you already managed to snag the iPhone X, it may take a while to get used to the design. Check out our helpful iPhone X tips and tricks guide and make sure you're getting the most out of your new smartphone.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Tips And Tricks, iPhone X, iOS 11, Tier 4

10 settings to change on your Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Make the brilliant Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra even better with our advice on settings to tweak for best results.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Settings, Tips And Tricks, Samsung Galaxy, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, Galaxy S20 Ultra

Beyond canned foods and toilet paper: A family guide to unexpected items to stock up on in case of a quarantine

Let’s be honest: We don’t each need 600 rolls of toilet paper on hand right now. Not that that’s stopping some people! But after a really stressful week of a COVID-19 scare involving a quarantined relative in D.C., it did put the situation in stark perspective. I remain firmly in the prepare don’t panic camp, […]
Tags: Health, Food, Organization, Parenting, Shopping, Healthy Living, Tips And Tricks, Medicines, Fitness + Wellbeing, Tips + Tricks, Storage + Organization

Apple Watch Series 5 tips and tricks

Take a deep dive into some of Apple Watch Series 5's more advanced features with our tips and tricks guide.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Apple Watch, Tips And Tricks, Series 5

Joy Cho on encouraging creativity in kids, even if you’re not creative yourself. | Spawned 191

I have wanted to talk to Joy Cho, the founder and creative director of Oh Joy! for oh…about forever. When I think of creativity, style, and design, she’s one of the people who pops into mind first — and with a half-million Instagram followers and 13 million (!!) @OhJoy Pinterest fans, maybe you feel the […]
Tags: Podcast, Parenting, Shopping, Tips And Tricks, Family Activities, Joy, Joy Cho, Crafts For Kids, Working Parents, Spawned Podcast, Art For Kids

Google Tips and Tricks, You Never Knew | Search Engine King; Google Hacks to Blow Your Mind

In the 21st century, Google has become someone closer to us than our family, spouse or children. You always spend time with it and enjoy its company. There may not be a single person today to neglect the fact that Read more… The post Google Tips and Tricks, You Never Knew | Search Engine King; Google Hacks to Blow Your Mind appeared first on Internet Marketing, Guest Post, B2B Marketing, Latest Technology, SEM, SEO Tips.
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