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Craftsy.com growing by tapping community of crafters

The Craftsy studios on the outskirts of Denver were hopping. Beth Ferrier had flown in from Saginaw, Mich., to shoot a class on appliqués, and Amy Herzog of Somerville, Mass., was in another studio laying down some insights on knitting. In a third studio, Gwen Bortner of Le Grande, Calif., was ready to tape a […]

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Expecting a baby? Want to conceive? Apps to help you plan

How did we ever have babies without our smartphones? I’m joking, of course. But with the array of fertility and pregnancy tracking apps available, there’s now a plethora of customized information at your fingertips showing you everything from the best days to try to conceive a baby to what your unborn child probably looks like […]

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Great Apps for New Year's Resolutions

My heart is absolutely broken for the families of Sandy Hook Elementary School. The unspeakable horror that has taken place is something no parent ever wants to spend a second preparing for. May God be with them and give them incredible grace during this heartbreaking time. As we look to Christmas, it’s hard to imagine preparing for the new year already. […]

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6 Must-Have Apps for Shopping and Spreading Holiday Cheer

It really is the most wonderful time of the year. My favorite. While I absolutely love this season, I could do without some of the stress it brings. Shopping, shipping, decorating, keeping the kids out of the Christmas lights and presents, baking, and everything else the season brings. Thankfully, there are a few apps that […]

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App Spotlight Roundup: 11 Great Apps for Moms and Kids

Do you troll the app store at least once a week looking to add new ones to your collection or are you always looking for great apps that help your kids get excited about learning? I know I certainly do both on a regular basis. Then again, I do admit, I am an app-aholic. We’ve […]

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Kids and Technology: How Much is Too Much?

Nearly all forms of technology — phones, tablets, video games, TV and computers — offer programs geared toward kids, from toddlers to teenagers. With technology so readily available (regardless of if it’s educational), parents should limit their child’s access. What’s the problem with too much technology? Social interaction is an essential part of a child’s […]

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