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What should you teach your kids about selfies?

What should you teach your kids about selfies?

Selfies. We can’t live with them, we can’t live without them. OK, maybe we could live without them, but it seems that a second doesn’t go by without some kind of selfie being posted on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter - you name it! As selfies are such a common thing these days, it’s worth knowing how to address them when it comes to your kids. After all, your kids are going to be bombarded with selfies just as much as you are. What kind of people take selfies? Should your kids be taking selfies? Let's discuss!VIEW the POST

Getting the most from a gig economy

Getting the most from a gig economy

In the United States, nearly 14 million self-employed people work from home. A majority of these are mums that are trying to balance two lives while generating income for the family. Today’s digital global economies have opened the door to new opportunities in the form of e-commerce. Social media and dedicated work sites have created a “gig economy” that lets the work-at-home parent have the best of both worlds.VIEW the POST

Print your photos and make keepsakes with Cheerz.com

You may remember I featured Cheerz.com in a competition on Silent Sunday, well I also got to try out some of their products to see what they were like for myself. I love photos and I am always uploading snapshots of our family life on Instagram, so it was fantastic to be able to get some of these photos printed out to use around the house. Also, with Fathers Day around the corner, they can be used as personalised keepsakes that Daddy will love. 

Social Media Use Amongst Kids – Is It Healthy?

Social Media Use Amongst Kids – Is It Healthy?

Over the past few years, the world has been swept away with social media. As we become knowledge rich but time poor I think it’s evident that the vast majority of us are guilty of allowing it to play a key part in our day-to-day lives. This story is also becoming true for our children but is this healthy or should we start to be concerned? Do we need to protect our children or should we allow them to explore the world through their devices? Read on for a helpful guide that will help you gain a better understanding of the pros, cons and risks associated with social media use amongst children. VIEW the POST