MeebleMail makes emails pretty

MeebleMail makes emails pretty

I used to love sending out handwritten notes on my pretty Jeana stationery when I was a kid. I always thought I was so special to have my own crisp white monogrammed paper with a pink polka-dot border. I was special. While handwritten notes have been bumped down the...
Piquing our Geek: The Original Egg-Bot

Piquing our Geek: The Original Egg-Bot

You have to be pretty hard core about your Easter Eggs to invest $195 in a machine that makes them look awesome. But that’s just what the creators of the Egg-Bot were thinking when they invented this open-source robot that applies computer controlled motion to...
Think Geek wins April Fool’s Day

Think Geek wins April Fool’s Day

If you haven’t yet figured out that it’s April Fool’s Day (meaning you’re still angry at us for this post), it’s a great time to catch up on practical jokes going around the geeky world. An annual favorite: The awesome shop Think...
Using technology to get kids outside to play

Using technology to get kids outside to play

Understand that I am happily in the “throw the kids outside periodically and let them figure it out” camp of kids and exercise; I think that for many kids, that’s all it takes to make sure they’re moving around enough. But for some kids, you...
A digital camera for the littlest shutterbugs

A digital camera for the littlest shutterbugs

Holiday time is of course a photographer’s paradise for capturing family memories. I encourage the kids in our family to take pictures, which provides a great “kid’s eye view” into own traditions and activities–and the fact that my own...
MobiGo by VTech gets the skeptical mom vote

MobiGo by VTech gets the skeptical mom vote

My near 4 year-old son has been eying my oldest’s Nintendo DS for awhile now, but he’s just not quite old enough to do anything but ask us to help him play a game. Sort of defeats the point of having it. But since the brand new MobiGo from VTech arrived in...

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