Great Summer Reading For Middle Schoolers

Four your adult books for midde schoolers to read over the summer: Brown Girl Dreaming, The Family Romanov, I Am Malala, and Murder is Bad Manners.

My daughter is heading to six weeks of sleep-away camp next week, and when she gets there she’ll find a surprise in her bag: The first three books on a really awesome tween/teen summer reading list that my friend Sandie wrote for Common Sense Media.

Sandie joined us on our latest episode of Parenting Bytes to talk about some of her favorite Young Adult books, and YA literature in general. It was a ton of fun to talk to her, and I ordered the books from Amazon right away!…

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Get Photos Off Of Your iPhone With iXpand

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been at a school performance, or birthday party, standing next to someone who is frantically deleting pictures and videos from an iPhone so that they can take new ones of this important moment. Why they’re not routinely transferring their images to a computer or cloud storage, I…

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Turn Anger Into Joy With Clorox

{The following post is sponsored by Clorox.} The dust in my house drives me crazy. We have several shiny black shelves that not only seem to highlight how dusty they are, but they also attract the dust to themselves! I’m not kidding. Whatever these shelves are painted or coated with, they seem to be very…

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Win A Gorgeous Citizen Axiom Watch (Plus Get Some Great Tips!)

Recently I went to the Citizen Flagship store in Times Square for another #BetterStartsNow event, where Citizen gathers experts in a few different areas to give tips and tricks. The last event had some fantastic advice! This event centered around advice for people who are getting married. And while I’m almost seventeen years past my…

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How To Arrange Your Facebook Favorites

This is a silly little thing but I bet I’m not the only person who had trouble figuring out how to do this. I spend so much time on Facebook, and I want it to be arranged just how I like it. Keeping things organized means that I can keep up on my pages and…

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