Introducing: Driving by Life360

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Life360 introduces it’s most exciting, new feature: Driving   Driving is now available for Life360 Circle members. This new feature allows members to view detailed information about how their friends and family behave while driving. Each drive gives a detailed view including: Top Speed Know how fast your loved ones are driving Detailed Drive Routes… Read more »

Letting Go

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I’m trying really hard not to let my fear of the water affect how I raise our children. Swimming pools have always made me nervous. Water in general makes me nervous. We tend to travel places that have lakes, oceans, or swimming pools readily available. This is why I want our daughter, Emma, to learn… Read more »

Breastfeeding: My Two Cents

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So I promised myself I would back off the whole Time Magazine/Breastfeeding/Are You Mom Enough? debacle last May. The article and cover threw the internets into a mom feeding frenzy. I am not a fan of mommy wars or anything that pits moms against moms. For the most part I try and live a very “to each… Read more »

Teach Kids With Music and “Expand the Bland”

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I recently spoke with and was inspired by Alex Nesmith, multi-platinum music producer and co-founder, Spark The Mind and Smart Shorties. His idea is strikingly simple: make learning fun – contagious even – and the lessons will stick. Partner the lesson with a recognizable beat – and you have the formula for Smart Shorties: harnessing the power of… Read more »