Turn phone photos into summer memories

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Judging by the aisles at Target, the back to school countdown is on and summer is winding down. Like most of you, my phone’s camera roll is full of summer memories. This year I have resolved to not let them linger there. Join me? Here are five fun ways to use your phone photos! 1…. Read more »

10 Apps for a Better Summer

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It’s tempting to take a tech break during the summer. But don’t put down your smartphone just yet. Here are ten apps that will help you have a better summer! (And of course, we’ve left Life360 off this time around, but it’s a great solution for road trips, vacations, and amusement parks!) Weber’s on the… Read more »

SXSW was saved by Life360

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It seems like South by Southwest (SXSW) was just yesterday. In reality, it was back in March. I had just been notified that I was part of the Blog Ambassadorship with Life360 days before I arrived in Austin.  What I didn’t expect to see where three brand new electric BMW i3 cars rolling around with… Read more »

Our Kids’ Intuition

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Just as I was blogging last time about giving some freedom and in fact forcing my kids to leave the house this summer, there’s something that happened to my 12-year-old daughter that has me reassessing that freedom. Last week she was walking alone to meet her BFF at our pool, something she started doing last summer and… Read more »

Long-distance peace of mind

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I travel a lot for work, but this week, I was further away from my son than ever before. While I was in Washington, DC, he was in Wyoming as he and a group of kids from his school district headed to the Grand Tetons. According to the Life360 app, we were 33 hours away… Read more »

Windows Phone Family Locates Life360!

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That’s right, it is finally here! The Life360 Family Locator app is now available in the Windows Phone store for WP8 and above. That means now everyone in your family can stay connected on Life360 regardless of the device! iPhones, Androids, Windows Phones, and even non-smartphones. Most of us have families that have all kinds… Read more »

Summer and Teens

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Summer is here. It’s right after that season of Spring and when Spring hits, if you’re like me, a little panic sets in because you wonder if your kids are going to be sitting in the house, playing video games and listening to One Direction all Summer. No, really. Hours of One Direction music and… Read more »

Living a connected life

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When I’m asked how I got “involved in social media” I have to think back to January 2005, when I had a chance to help podcast the world’s first podcasted conference. I was a manager for a newsroom at the time and taught at the Missouri School of Journalism. It was the first time I… Read more »

Widening your circles

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I’m currently on a business trip in Boston, and I’ve been using Life360 to help me stay connected to with associates. Life360 is primarily about keeping families connected, but now you can create other circles, either long-term or temporary. When I arrived at the venue from the airport, it was quick and easy to send… Read more »

The Amazing Race

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My daughter’s favorite TV show is the Amazing Race. She loves how the contestants go to faraway places to compete in local challenges in an attempt to win a million dollars. She would love to be on the show one day and already has one of her best friends lined up to partner up with… Read more »