Piquing Our Geek: Belkin WeMo

Piquing Our Geek: Belkin WeMo

Given the amazing power of technology, it was only a matter of time before we’d be able to control our lights, our thermostat, even our garage door from smart gadgets. Well, thanks to Belkin, that time is right now. Or, very very soon. Their WeMo Home Automation...
New Facebook Features FAQ. Reader Q+A

New Facebook Features FAQ. Reader Q+A

Well one thing is clear about the new changes on Facebook–none of it is clear! At least according to our community, who bombarded us with questions on our Facebook page and our Cool Mom Picks Twitter account his past week, at our request. In fact, there are so...
Understanding the new Facebook Digital Timeline

Understanding the new Facebook Digital Timeline

So, you may have gotten wind of a huge change to Facebook called a Digital Timeline this week. Let’s be honest — anyone who’s been on Facebook more than four seconds, has learned not to be surprised by changes to the social network, from privacy...
4 ways parents can stay safe on Foursquare

4 ways parents can stay safe on Foursquare

It seems everyone is jumping on the location-based bandwagon, these days. But the big question has always been whether Foursquare is right for parents. For me, the answer is yes, but the safety issue is key. This is where some common sense and some self-protection...