Missy President: Our Kids Need a President Like Her

Today as our country takes on a new president, many parents will be struggling to talk to their kids about our country's politics and what our future may or may not look like. As a mom, I remember having this kind of struggle during the recent presidential election. It was difficult to talk to my son about what he saw in the media and even more difficult to answer questions about how politics play...
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Charge All Your Devices at Once with Atomi Charging Station – Review & Giveaway

How often do you find yourself fighting over the outlets in your home? Or maybe it's all those charger thrown about that drive you mad? Is it the tangled wires that get to you? And I'm sure the kids always forget to plug-in their devices and then whine when they discover they're out of power? Right? Drives me CRAZY. every. time! Today I want to tell you how I won my family's charging battles and i...
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Teknikio STEM Kits – Review & Giveaway

Teknikio creates gender-neutral engineering toolkits that are packed with fun to empower makers of any age to build their own toys and gadgets - Learn more here!
Happy new year!! Here at NYCTM we're starting off 2017 with a little #FamilyFunFriday giveaway. As a mom, it's my job to teach my kids about how the world works. Right? It's also my job to get them excited about learning and find new ways to make learning FUN. So when I heard about Teknikio and their fun STEM kits I knew we had to give them a try! NOTE: This giveaway has ended but you can still...
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Save Money on Holiday Shopping with My Favorite App – Flip

FREE Apps to Save Money
Are you still scrambling to buy last-minute gifts? Not looking to break the bank? Today I'll share with you a FREE app to help you save money on holiday shopping and make it super simple for you to find great deals from different stores, all in one place! Save Money on Holiday Shopping with Flipp Flipp I'm not one to clip coupons or search through paper circulars. Because seriously, w...
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Struggling with Hair Loss? An Interview with Dr. Rapaport

Are you struggling with hair loss? In this interview with Dr. Rapaport you'll hear all about cutting edge PRP Treatment and how it can help you get back the hair you've always dreamed of.
Are you struggling with hair loss? If you've been following my journey, you know that I suffer from Androgenic Alopecia caused by PCOS. I've been struggling with hair loss for over 20 years but after giving birth earlier this year my hair loss has gotten worse. It's been devastating! Luckily I found PRP and I've been seeing a major slowdown on shedding and even have some new hair growth!!! Di...
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Reasons Why Kiwi for Gmail is a Game Changer

I've been using Gmail for a long time. And not just for the blog, but as a teacher, and as a mom too! I have 3 accounts and juggling all of them isn't always easy. Opening multiple browser windows, signing in and out of accounts, forgetting passwords -- It gets so annoying, not to mention unproductive. Kiwi for Gmail is a game changer! It eliminates my Gmail triggered anxiety and gives me the desk...
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Teachers and Classrooms Learn to Code with CodeCampus

Teachers can be coders! Teachers and classrooms learn to code with codeCampus -- completely FREE for K-6 teachers -- short & fun #coding lessons & activities
It's #TeacherThursday and today I wanted to take a moment to wish all my teacher friends a Happy Computer Science Education Week! If you're an educator, you've already heard all the buzz about coding. Maybe you're up on your computer game and are already coding in your classroom OR maybe you're completely at a loss since computers are not your thing. Not to worry! Teachers and classrooms learn to ...
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Families Learn to Code with CodeCampus

I thought it'd be fun for our family to take part in some fun coding activities together. Families learn to code with codeCampus so when I heard about it I knew it was the perfect way to get my entire family to try something new, have a little fun, and learn a little coding too (because the hubs and I really do have no clue). We started using codeCampus earlier this week and what I love most abou...
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Techy Gift Guide for Kids – Super Cool Toys That Will Have Your Kids Flipping Out

I can hardly believe Christmas is almost here! Can you? In the past, I've shared gift guides for moms but this year as the holidays roll around, the new tech products I'm most excited to buy and gift are those for my kids. After all, isn't that what the holidays are all about? There's nothing like seeing their little faces light up with joy when they open that much-anticipated gift! It's magical, ...
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Let’s Start Coding: Kids Learn to Code, Make Real Things + GIVEAWAY

Kids learn to code with Let's Start Coding -- combine physical gadgets with real computer programming, build something fun while learning key concepts.
It's #TechTuesday again and today we're talking Coding for Kids. My kid has been exposed to coding for a while now. He's experienced a wide variety of different apps, games, and toys that simplify coding through drag-and-drop blocks and graphics. He loves using all of those (and I love to see how much he enjoys it) but the more I observe his interest in coding the more I feel like he's ready to ta...
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Now is the Best Time to Plan Your Put-in-Bay Family Trip

Winter is starting to roll into NYC! That's why I'm here dreaming of warmer days and starting to plan our family vacation time for the year ahead. A Put-In-Bay family trip makes for a nice getaway, right? Usually, I'd be dreaming of a Caribbean vacation or something along those lines but I'm not. Instead, I'm thinking of all the places we enjoyed (and those we didn't have time to) during our last ...
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GIVEAWAY: Just in time for the holidays!

The holidays are right around the corner! Can you believe it? I sure can't. Right about now is when I start stressing about all the holiday shopping that has to be done. I also start worrying about the possibility of not having enough cash to spend on gifts while still making sure all the bills and such are covered. Wouldn't it be nice to have some extra cash just in time for the holidays? I sure ...
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