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Common Sense Media

When I was growing up, there were two TV channels dedicated to kids: Nickelodeon and Disney. And really, unless you paid the extra premium for the Disney Channel, you had one channel that showed kids’ shows throughout the day, and other than that, you just had to wait for Saturday morning cartoons. (Yep back then [...]

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The 3 Best Apps Ever, According To My Kids: Endless Alphabet, Reader and Numbers

Olive has had some developmental delays, and has been a reluctant reader to boot. So I was amazed a few months ago as I was reading her “The Monster At The End of this Book,” and she started reading the letters on the page for the first time ever: “S… H… H… H… H…” I [...]

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Couch to 5K… and Beyond

Mr. Bee and I recently started the Couch to 5K program, which is designed to take you from the couch to running 5k (3.1 miles) in 9 weeks. Although I’ve never been a fan of running, we live right by a beautiful park and I didn’t want to pay $80/month for a gym membership. Plus [...]

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Review: Instacart Grocery Delivery

Last week, I tried something that I swore I would never need to do.  Something I thought I would never need.  I ordered groceries via a delivery service. Colin and I had been out of town for a week for a last minute trip to visit family and see my sick grandpa, and when we [...]

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favorite apps for toddlers

The first time I downloaded an app for Chloe, she was a little over a year old. We had taken a trip to DC to visit my sister, and Chloe was bored in our hotel room.  I downloaded an app on a whim, and she fell in love with it so much that I bought [...]

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Swarm: What Are Your Favorite Apps?

In this edition of the Swarm, the Bees share some of their favorite apps that make their lives a little easier, fun, and organized! Sincerely Ink – It’s a super fast greeting card app that allows me to send beautifully designed photos via snail mail to the Trikester’s great-grandma. It’s $2.99 a card, and my [...]

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Technology & Losing the Baby Weight

Going into pregnancy I swore up and down to myself that I would lose the baby weight quickly. I also swore to myself that I wouldn’t gain a lot of weight during pregnancy and would stay active throughout those 9 months. Well, after sitting around a lot eating pizza and cake while letting my gym [...]

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