Is today the day to start over?

WGU makes it far easier to earn your advanced degree

I went to college in the 90s. The early 90s. It was so long ago, that we still had wired phones in our rooms, and having your own computer was fairly unique. There were no laptops in classrooms. And no YouTube videos to remind us how to do things. Office hours required, sometimes, lining up […]

Prep your kids and your homes for emergencies with the new Sparky app

fire safety app -- makes learning fire safety fun

Last week, the NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association) debuted their new app: Sparky and the Case of the Missing Smoke Alarms. Joined by fire prevention’s famous pup, Sparky, three kids are on a mission to solve a dangerous problem, and you and your kids can help save the day.   Upon opening the app (for […]

How we #ShareAwesome

Stealing a happy smile #Selfie #ShareAwesome

What will you share today? Will you #ShareAwesome? When you look back at your Facebook timeline or your twitter tweets, will you look at smiles and happy memories? Will you see love, friendship, support and motivation? I want my online legacy to be positive, so that those who learn about me online, will see the […]

Today: give yourself a breast exam

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It’s a simple job, really. Put a reminder in your phone, tie a ribbon on your finger, whatever you need to do, to make sure you remember to give yourself a breast exam today. Today. Not tomorrow. Not next week. Today, before you go to bed tonight.   A close friend was diagnosed with Stage […]

How to watch Frozen at home right now plus how to stream TV and Movies

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Yes. Frozen is *quietly* (unless you live in Social Media) available for digital download right now. Which means this glorious snow day you can watch it via Amazon Instant Video or iTunes  for $19.99. It’s also available on OnDemand for $21.99. Watch Frozen using Amazon Instant Video Before purchasing, make sure you can view Amazon Instant Video using […]

Introducing My Favorite Bloggers

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Meet Emily. Emily has a zest for everything that sparkles. In fact, if you ask friends for words to describe her, 95% will instantly use the word “sparkle.” It’s just what she does. Blog Conference Chic by coloradomom featuring a marc by marc jacobs iphone case Emily blogs at Colorado Moms, a lifestyle and hyper-local […]

Next Monday is Thank a Teacher Day

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Last December, as our country mourned the devastation at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I brainstormed ways that we, as a nation, could recognize the teachers that gave (and those that continue to give) so much every day. This year, we’re celebrating the memories of the fallen and the dedication of our teachers on Monday, December […]