“Fifty Shades” of Embarrassed or How to Share Your Kindle Fire Contents Without Traumatizing Your Kids

“Fifty Shades” of Embarrassed, or How to Share Your Kindle Fire Content Without Traumatizing Your Kids

I’m a major technophile so I usually upgrade my iPhone every year. When I do, I pass my old one off to my husband, who in-turn passes his old device down to one of the girls. Currently in our family we have an iPad, three iPods, four iPhones, and a first generation Kindle, plus each of the girls have a Kindle Fire. Because my daughters and I have such similar taste in music (don’t judge), I decided it would be easier for us to share an iTunes account. That way when I bought music it would automatically download onto their devices. Setting it up this way, I always know exactly what the girls download, because it is automatically added to my iPhone. And if it is something I don’t approve of, I can simply delete it …

Summertime Blues

  Growing up, I spent a lot of time outdoors.  Especially during the summer months. My brothers and I were outside for as many hours as possible each day, playing with all the other neighborhood kids. Food Advertising by We took swimming lessons in the morning and then spent the rest of the day at the community pool, by ourselves, just like all of our friends. My mom dropped us off and picked us up when we were ready to leave (usually when the pool closed for the day). We had a couple of dollars each to pick up something (candy) from the snack bar when we got hungry. After we installed a pool in our backyard everyone would come over to our house first thing in the morning to swim for pretty much …