Tag Archives: apps

Best Apple Apps for Kids

Posted on 01. Jul, 2012 in For Kids

As much as we are trying to interest the kids in more tangible toys and activites and refrain from electronics and computers, there are times they have “earned” their screen time or we have “earned” a break! (more…)

Weekly Tips for May 28, 2012

Posted on 29. May, 2012 in Uncategorized

Memorial Day has passed and now onto summer! Summer is going to be fun and lots of events. The annual Summer Family Fun is still in editing mode, but will be ready soon! There is also a special Mom’s Camps newsletter coming to, look for it soon.

In the meantime, we have been wrangling with RockIt Daughter about a phone. She is less than 10 yrs old, but most of her friends have either a phone or Ipad, so she is negotiating with us. Seriously, if we gave her a Facebook account, she would be happy. Thus, this week’s tips are based upon apps and keeping your kids safe with their phones. (more…)

Weekly Tips for August 30, 2010

Posted on 30. Aug, 2010 in Uncategorized

Tips from RockIt Mom:

School days, school days, it is the most wonderful time of the year?  Or is it a new first for you, such as a new school?  What did you do to “prepare” your child for the first day of school?  (more…)

Need Gift Ideas for Dad?

Posted on 17. Jun, 2010 in Uncategorized

Oops, no time to go shopping for Dad?

How about a Beer or Pizza of the Month Club?

Or a personalized Magazine Cover?

Or a Circuit Board Business Card Holder for the tech geek in your life?

Or an App for his iPhone or Droid (or other cool smart phone).

Follow the World Cup? Try this Droid App. or this iPhone App.

Get up-to-the-minute sports scores with ScoreMobile.

When you’re at the game, try this pocket AirHorn for the iPhone.

Gas Chubby for iPhone keeps mileage and service info to keep your car at its best.

Living in California?  Need the Quake Alert for Droid lately. It shows you recent earthquakes, their magnitude and their distance from you.

None of these your guy’s cup of tea? Here’s a ton more free iPhone apps and Droid apps.

Or, check out BeingFrugal’s list of ten great gifts for Dad under $20.