Digital Mom Tip #66: A Stylus for your iPad

Gadget alert. Don’t ask me why I never though to buy one of these before, but they really are wonderful. My brother in law uses a Stylus from Griffin for his iPad. He especially loves it as sketches on his iPad given his career as a shoe designer. But the stylus is fabulous for anyone using an iPad – particularly for kids. It helps eliminate some of those “sticky”... Read More

Digital Mom Tip #65: Turn Your iPod into a Pinball Machine

Hot find alert! With the holidays around the corner I can’t resist sharing cool tech gadgets that I know my family and I would love. As a kid I can remember being OBSESSED with Pinball. This gadget would make the perfect stocking stuffer for me – Pinball Magic lets you convert your iPod Touch or iPhone into a Mini Pinball machine. Love it! Just slide in your iPhone... Read More

Digital Mom Tip #63: iPad Case for Kids

Hot find alert! Notice those sticky fingerprints on your iPad screen?  Add this cool product to your holiday list to solve that problem. Check out the iPad cases from SpeckProducts. I’m eyeing this iGuy iPad freestanding case that lets tots and tykes watch flicks without smearing up the screen – or dropping it and breaking that expensive toy! It’s only $39.95... Read More

Digital Mom Advice #62:Take a Day Off

It’s Thanksgiving…. Happy Happy Turkey Day to all of you! So today’s advice is easy  - sometimes you just need to take a day off -and a holiday is the perfect built in Vacation Day from your blog if you’d like to take it. Spend that quality time with your family. Call a friend you haven’t talked to in months. Remember you need to do the living to do... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #61: Traffic on Google Maps

Want up to the second Traffic updates when your traveling on the highway for a road trip? Simple. Use the Google Maps app on your iPhone or iPad (or other device!) and turn on the traffic overlay. Seriously this thing is miraculous! We love it. If there is an accident you can assess just how much traffic there is and decide to take an alternate route – we’ve done that... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #60: Google Grants Free Ads for Non Profits

If you have a non-profit business you MUST check out this opportunity from Google. It is mind blowing and incredible. I heard about Google Grants a few weeks ago for the first time at the Be There Online conference in Philadelphia that I attended. Basically, Google Grants will give you an advertising grant within the Google AdWords program if you qualify. You can read here to apply... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #59: Finding Brands to Work With

Digital Mom Advice Tip #59: Finding Brands to Work With

Digital Mom Advice Tip #59: Finding Brands to Work With We have been very lucky to work with some brands and companies that we just love. Every brand we work with, is an actual brand that we use in our lives. That seems to be the biggest misconception when it comes to bloggers and working with brands… only work with ones that work for you and your life. Many bloggers have... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #58: Good read

Digital Mom Advice Tip #58: Good read

Digital Mom Advice Tip #58: Good read We always love to recommend some good reads over on Digital Mom Advice. Two of our blogging friends Danielle Smith and Aliza Sherman have written the book, Mom Incorporated. It’s a wonderful read for moms that highlights 88 women from across the country and Canada sharing their real stories and honest and open advice about home-based... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #57: Answer every email

Digital Mom Advice Tip #57: Answer every email

Digital Mom Advice Tip #57: Answer every email This is my own personal feeling, but I answer every single email that comes my way. As soon as you start blogging, you will eventually have PR reps or brands/companies reaching out to you looking to work with you. I answer everything. Even the things I’m not interested in because everyone deserves an email back. I probably... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #56: Guest Contributors

Digital Mom Advice Tip #56: Guest Contributors

Digital Mom Advice Tip #56: Guest Contributors Is it OK to take a vacation? Is it OK to take a break? Is it OK to take a day-off? Yup… all these questions go through a blogger’s mind, especially when you’re really trying hard to stay consistent on your blog. My (Audrey) best advice is find one or two contributors to help you out. These contributors could be other... Read More