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Connected Camps Afterschool: Online After School Programs For Kids

Connected Camps Afterschool
Summer is often the time when kids dig into an interest, mostly because that's when they have more time to explore their interests and there are great summer programs our there that offer a variety of ways for kids to experiment and explore topics of interest. However, as parents we want to encourage our kids to continue learning what they love year round. We have to realize that to get good at so...
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Must Have Apps for Working Parents

Free time for working parents is like a mythical creature, it’s simply almost impossible to find and doesn’t exist in most households! Luckily today's guest post shares some of the best must have apps for working parents. Included in this article, you'll also find a neat infographic from HappyCleans. It takes you through some apps that can help make things a little bit easier for working parents l...
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You Won’t Believe What I Saw at World Maker Faire

World Maker Faire 2017 is coming to New York City this weekend and I CAN NOT WAIT! I attended Maker Faire for the first time in 2013 as part of Hive NYC’s Summer Maker Dream Team. I had never heard of World Maker Faire until that moment. I was in for such a treat!!! Now I can't get enough of Maker Faire whenever they are in my city. Maker Faire is coming back to New York and I'm ready to go! W...
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Bring Magic Powers to the Game with NEW LEGO Dimensions Packs

We are so excited! As of today you can bring magic powers to the game with new LEGO Dimensions packs. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released their Wave 9 Powerpuff Girls Fun and Team Packs, and Teen Titans Go! Fun and Team Packs. You already know we love LEGO games so of course we couldn't wait to play! Recently my big boy has been really into playing with his LEGO Dimensions g...
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Smart Home & Smart Toys: How Kids Interact with Tech Daily

Find time for screen free family time
Kids living in this digital age, with smartphones, tablets, and social media, know more about technology than you or I may give them credit for. It's likely that our kids interact with technology on a daily basis, and there's even research that shows that the average kid surfs the Internet by the time he or she turns three years old. What this all means is that we, as parents, have to stay on o...
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Kids Love Learning with ABCmouse PLUS 4 FUN NEW APPs

has been one of my favorite online learning tools for some time now. I first discovered it when I taught kindergarten years ago. I quickly discovered how much my students loved learning with . Now my own kids love learning with it too! Through the years I've continued to use  with my K through 2nd grade students. Now as a mom I also use it at home with my own kids. And I can tell you that ...
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Do Robot Vacuums Really Help Keep The Floors Clean?

Mind-blowing inventions are created to assist in our daily tasks. Now, Hi-tech cleaning machines like robot vacuums have crept into our homes to help.
I hope you'd agree with me when I say that technology has become a huge part of our everyday life. Mind-blowing and earth-shattering inventions are created to assist us in our daily tasks. Our homes are not left out of this trend. Now, Hi-tech cleaning machines have crept into our homes to help us with our home chores. Today's guest post will highlight one of these inventions -- the robot vacuu...
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Generation Code: 6 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Coding Camp

I recently discovered Generation Code and it got me thinking about the 6 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Coding Camp this summer. As parents we have to start thinking of coding and computational thinking as the key skills our kids need to learn to excel in the careers of tomorrow. Coding is everywhere and our kids are asking to learn the language! Let me tell you why and how you can sign them up. It's...
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4 High-Tech Cooking Gadgets That Will Change Your Kitchen Forever

What's the best tech gifts for a busy mom? Something – anything – to make her life a little easier. There are a lot of options to choose from, but today's guest post focuses on high-tech cooking gadgets that help mom become a wizard in the kitchen. This a guest post by Joe Hughes   4 High-Tech Cooking Gadgets That Will Change Your Kitchen Forever You've seen cleaning gadgets before, b...
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8 Cloud-Based Productivity Apps to Help You Find Work-Life Balance

8 Cloud-Based Productivity Apps
If you find your job mentally or physically draining, try combining it with raising a young family. Today I'll tell you about 8 cloud-based productivity apps to help you find work-life balance. You leave the office and come home to feed your kids, some of whom could need to be driven to (and collected from) football practice or choir recital afterwards. There’s also the possibility of needi...
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Top Reasons Why the Samsung Galaxy S8 is Made for Summer

It's a fact that smartphone use increases during summer. In great part because we're all looking to capture and enjoy our best summer moments. For those of us looking to make the most of summer, the Galaxy S8 is made for summer! No matter where you're headed or what adventure your planning to embark on, today I'll share with you the top reasons why it's the phone you'll want to take with you this ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Summer of STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is a great way to create interesting, engaging, and FUN learning experiences for kids this summer and avoid the summer slide! To help you plan a great summer of STEM learning I've put together the Ultimate Guide to Planning a Summer of STEM. What we learn with pleasure we never forget. - Alfred Mercier Did you know that kids can lose up to 3 month...
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