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How To Get Your Family Talking About Finances

How prepared is your family to talk about money? Here's 5 tips to get your family talking about finances #ad #FamilyMoneyMatters
Thank you to TIAA for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own. Today I'll share with you 5 tips on how to get your family talking about finances. Once your family starts talking finances your intentions and next steps towards a brighter financial future will become much clearer! However, you’ll have to keep these conversations going as you prepare for your family's financial future....
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Talking Finances with Your Family Doesn’t Have to be Scary!

Photo Credit: TIAA
Thank you to TIAA for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own. Talking finances with your family doesn't have to be scary! TIAA recently invited families, including our own to sit down and have a conversation about money to show that it doesn’t have to be uncomfortable or stressful. Today I'll share with you my family's experiences talking finances. But before I share with you a...
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Stay Connected with Those You Love Most and DieHappy

Life gets busy! Many times I get caught up with things and I'm not as intentional as I want to be in doing the things that make me most happy, like finding the time to spend with the people I love. I know you can relate! But what if I told you could you could stay connected with those you love most through your very own personal social network? Well, there's an app for that! It's called DieHappy. ...
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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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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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