Technology

Trove and Uber: Helpful Apps for Working Women

June 19, 2014

What we need is now available!  Trove and Uber: Helpful Apps for Working Women make organizing carpools while curating important information for work and life (recipes, educational trends, healthcare advice) so much easier.   These genius apps make our daily routines so much less time-consuming. Trove: Helpful App for Working Women Who Need to Find Information Quickly Trove: Our friend Praveen Singh, who is a busy working mom and in charge of Corporate Development at the TYT Network, recently introduced us to Trove.  This fabulous app features the best stories shared by people with common interests.   Praveen says, “Trove lets me keep […]

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Free International Calling & Texting App for Family Travel

January 10, 2014

  A Happy New Year Gift to you and your family: you must download Viber a free International calling and texting app for family travel!  We hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday season whether you hit the road for a family adventure or enjoyed a staycation at home. Send to Kindle

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Apps To Help with Allergies and Asthma

June 11, 2013

Springtime and Summer are a tough time of year for those suffering from allergies and asthma.  Our family has had asthma for many generations so we know how to manage everyday life but educating our children about the respiratory condition takes constant supervision, patience and time. Always consult with your doctor on the appropriate treatment for allergies or asthma, but here are some useful Apps that have helped us navigate issues for our family: Send to Kindle

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Geocaching: a Tech Family Friendly Sport

June 3, 2013

Geocaching in Jones State Forest, The Woodlands, Texas   Our kids really enjoy adventure movies like National Treasure with Nicholas Cage, so when friends introduced us to Geocaching they were thrilled. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Moreover, Geocaching  is the perfect sport to play with the whole family on a beautiful weekend. Parents like Geocaching because it gets the family out of the house and unplugged from their individual technology.  The children like it because they can “keep” something from each treasure (cache) found and leave something of theirs behind for the next person. The above […]

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Thanks to Verizon for making us productive and mobile

August 4, 2012

We don’t often give direct product endorsements, but occasionally we find a brand that is truly extraordinary in both its product offerings and its customer service.  Verizon is a brand that we salute. With back to school coming fast and furiously, Verizon wireless and their service offerings have made life so easy. The Share Everything plan made our teen’s smartphone so much more affordable and easy to manage. We are so pleased with the service that we are even contemplating getting a smartphone for our tween. Our whole family is so much more productive because Share Everything can power up […]

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An Extraordinary Woman who introduces a revolutionary way to empower job seekers

July 6, 2012

We first met Sonal Rinello back in 2000 when we consulted for Avon on a new line of retail products. A member of the global strategy team, she was assigned to helping develop the new retail concept. We were quite impressed with her business intellect, organizational skills and amazing creativity. Over the years, we have seen her blossom in a variety of roles from VP Marketing at several high growth beauty companies to starting her own business. Sonal’s new business targeting job seekers stems from her experience sourcing work as a consultant. With the evolution of job-hunting technology, Sonal has […]

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Twitter’s Research Wars now begin..

July 2, 2012

Mashable reported a very insightful study this past week in the article “Sorry Marketers Your doing Twitter Wrong…”  starting “the Twitter Research” wars (click on the link to download the study) just like the Facebook Research wars of a few weeks ago when studies found completely difference results on the viability of “the Godfather” of Social Media. Now, it’s Twitter’s turn. We always love a good debate especially ones about how we can gain better marketing results for our Brands. “Most marketers are tweeting too much on the wrong days, not using hashtags enough and almost never do the one thing […]

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Young children on Smart Phones & Facebook?

March 31, 2012

We just read Adweek‘s article “Datapoints:the kids are online”. As moms, these trends scare us a bit. We are now ready to move in with theonlinemom.com for minute-to-minute guidance with our children & technology. “Taking a page from their parents, kids are adopting technology at ever-earlier ages. A survey by Walker Communications for Bonnier‘s Parenting Group found that among even the youngest children, nearly half are spending at least a few minutes a day using a smartphone, and nearly one-fifth are using one for up to an hour a day. Boys and girls’ media use was similar, although one area they differed […]

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