New Rules for Internet Safety and Your Kids

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Lately my husband and I  have a nightly ritual of looking up our daughter’s search history and laughing over it. The searches range from Disney cruises to second grade British boys. But kids and online safety are no joking matter. The two golden rules of keeping your kids safe online have always been: Set time… Read more »

4 Apps to WOW your Instagram Photos

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Love Instagram? Do you often get frustrated when you take a beautiful picture, and can only fit in a fraction of the picture in your Instagram post? Have you seen those great pics where people created a matrix of several pictures, complete with caption? Wish there were more options? Here are 4 super fun Instagram… Read more »

Back-to-School? What? 

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It’s like summer just started and we were basking in the our goals of having more fun, keeping our kids busy and off screens, hitting vacations, and kicking our kids outside to enjoy the sunshine. Now, we’re checking and double-checking to see when the first day of school is for our kids. Well, I am… Read more »

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 »