Moms love to share information about their families - whether it's chatting about their toddler's first steps, asking opinions about a new learning program, or showing off photos of a recent recital. It's no surprise that moms take to sharing this information online too, but it may be a surprise how much they do so. In one of the largest studies of online activities of moms, ShareThis and Digitas released a report today that offers important insight into how moms engage online. The companies ... Continue Reading
Is technology hampering our ability to stay focused on the road?
People joke about it. You leave work, see a coworker swerving on the road as they were answering a text, and tease them about it the next day. Unfortunately, this problem isn't funny. A few years ago, you only had to worry about people under the influence of drugs and alcohol having an erratic driving pattern. Now we have the addition of distracted driving. As a result, more and more initiatives are in place to discourage people from engaging in the dangerous habits that claim lives every ... Continue Reading
Five great apps to help you find substitute ingredients, make a crock-pot meal, and more!
We all want to unleash our inner culinary goddess but life is busy and keeping track of cookbooks, ingredient lists and meal planners can be a real hassle. Many of us use our smart phones to stay organized so why not use them as a kitchen helper too? There are an abundance of apps available that can make your life easier when it comes to planning and preparing meals. We checked them out and came up with a list of five great ones that are worth downloading. BigOven (free) The BigOven ... Continue Reading
Mothers usually are grateful for the efforts their kids put into finding a Mother’s Day gift. However, there are some gifts that should never be given to mom.
Mothers are usually grateful for the efforts their kids put into finding a Mother's Day gift. However, there are some gifts that should never be given to mom. If you want to improve your chances of getting a tech gift that you can actually use, try placing this article where your gift-givers can find it ... and then hope for the best. While there are a lot of unusual gadgets available on the market, here are the top eight worst Mother's Day tech gifts for moms: Bluetooth Handset ... Continue Reading
Women are increasingly the gamers in the family.
The old stereotype of men playing video games while their wives and girlfriends stand and complain may be becoming a thing of the past. In fact, the roles may even be reversing a little. Data shows that more and more women are picking up the controller and playing both computer and video games more frequently. Gender Roles Incredibly, a 2012 study by the Entertainment Software Association showed that a whopping 47% of all game players are women. What’s even more astounding is that ... Continue Reading
Five ways to make the workplace a happier place to be.
At some point, many of us have had to fight the urge to get up from our desks and walk out of our workplace forever. The daily grind can get to even the best of us, especially if things at work aren't going as well as we'd like. The politics, favoritism, inflexibility and clash of personalities can become overwhelming but one truth remains the same - no matter where you go, there you will be. In other words, you can't run from yourself. Maybe it's better to dig in your heels, reevaluate ... Continue Reading