Family Road Trip Data

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10 reasons to love the Mitsubishi Outlander

My mom day usually begins with school drop off, a long list of errands and quite a bit of running around with kids. It's rock climbing team practice or school clubs. It's weekend Little Environmentalists visits to the aquarium. It's having out of state family visiting for several days. This is everyday. I'm constantly juggling my time and making sure everyday runs seamlessly with a busy calendar full of planned activities and unplanned spontaneous fun. Last week our busy week felt easier because Read More... {Read More...}

Family Fun with Free KidQ app

This post is part of a sponsored campaign by Scholastic. My daughter asks me questions all day long. Sometimes it's about the weather, or animals, or street signs. Sometimes it's about why flowers smell good or how many different types of birds live in Arizona. Sometimes it's about silly things she overheard my husband and I say. We have always told her asking questions is how we learn. She has never been shy with her curiosity and we don't discourage her hundreds of daily questions. Read More... {Read More...}

Easy DIY remote control storage

We recently added a TV to my daughter's bedroom and struggled with finding a place to safely keep the remote. She spends a lot of time playing in her room and a small remote could easily end up lost. Her tall loft bed makes it challenging to ask her to put away the remote at night when it's time for bed. I came up with the perfect easy DIY remote control storage solution. Using Velcro with adhesive backing I secured the two remotes (TV and Apple TV) to the inner railing of her bed. It's easy for Read More... {Read More...}

10 reasons you should own a mobile hotspot for Wi-Fi on the go

I can give you over 20 reasons why I thought I didn't need a mobile hotspot. With internet access from my phone and Wi-Fi connections in almost every coffee shop, restaurant, and hotel, I wasn't exactly sure why I would need to pay for my own mobile hotspot. Then I received a complimentary AT&T Unite for GoPhone by NETGEAR and my list of reasons why I didn't need a mobile hotspot quickly turned to a long list of reasons you should own a mobile hotspot for Wi-Fi on the go. 10 Read More... {Read More...}

New Trent Car Charger {review & giveaway}

Our family is constantly on the go and a lot of time is spent in the car getting from one place to the next.  Our weekends are usually spent doing fun family activities and sometimes that means hours in the car for road trips.  At just four years old, my daughter is completely comfortable in the car entertaining herself.  She has a big collection of educational electronics that usually come with us if our travel time exceeds a couple of hours.  Although we have two charging Read More... {Read More...}