Vivitar Waterproof Action Camera

Sample received. All opinions are my own. Life is an ever moving, constantly changing adventure. As a Mom of little ones I know this to be true more than anything else and know how important it is to document this precious time with my children. Ever since my kids were small I've been a little gung ho about picture taking; every moment, every family outing or gathering was religiously photographed. Some might even accuse me of oversharing when … [Read more...]

My 6 Favorite Features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 #VZWBuzz

Favorite Features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 #VZWBuzz This post is part of the Verizon Ambassador program #vzwbuzz. All opinions are my own. I have had the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 for about a month now. As a previous Note user (Note 3) I felt right at home with this beautiful device. I loved several of the upgrades and I have slowly begun learning new things the Note can do. So here are my top 6 features from a Mom's point of … [Read more...]

Just How Safe IS Web Surfing? #PrivacyIsNoGame

Just How Safe IS Web Surfing? #PrivacyIsNoGame This post is sponsored by F-Secure as part of a Whynotmom.com AllStar campaign. All opinions expressed are my own. If you own a laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile device... you've probably done it before. Web surfing. Whether with a specific task in mind, mindless or just for fun, web surfing is something almost all of us do daily. Most of us aren't even considering things like harmful sites, … [Read more...]

Skylanders SuperChargers

  Sample received. All opinions are my own. As my kids are growing up I am discovering that I am constantly needing to learn about things I never thought I would need to know. With a ten year old son, I have discovered a love for hockey, and in my mid thirties my husband just bought me my first dirt bike. Of course I have also had to learn a little about video games. In our house we have a wide range of ages and skill levels who enjoy … [Read more...]

KODAK Video Security Monitor with Two Way Voice, Pan and Tilt

Sample received. All opinions are my own. It seems that just about everyone you know has some sort of video monitoring device these days. I've actually been through a couple myself. I've found that most are fairly effective, but sometimes you just don't have what you want in frame... it's like it's just a teeny bit out of reach. Then I found the KODAK Video Monitor CFH-V15. This beautiy lets you keep an eye on your home and valuables (even your … [Read more...]

Online Security | Is Your Personal Information SAFE? | #PrivacyIsNoGame

Online Security | Is Your Personal Information SAFE? This post is sponsored by F-Secure as part of a Whynotmom.com AllStar campaign. All opinions expressed are my own. It seems that everyone is offering free public wifi these days. From fast food and sit down restaurants to your local retail shopping establishment. There are signs proudly posted at the entrance offering a free connection to the internet. I love to people watch, so on … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About YouTube Kids

  What You Need to Know About YouTube Kids   Sure, YouTube is full of funny cat videos that my 5-year-old son obsesses over. The trouble is, the popular video-sharing site can also inadvertently expose him to videos that aren’t exactly G-rated. That’s why I was excited to hear about the new YouTube Kids app for iOS and Android tablets and smartphones. As I had hoped, the new app promises to enable my kid to watch shows that … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 | First Look | #VZWBuzz #TheNextBigThing

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 | First Look | #VZWBuzz This post is part of the Verizon Ambassador program #vzwbuzz. All opinions are my own. As part of the Verizon Ambassador program I am occasionally sent new phones to try out and share my thoughts on. Over the past couple of years several phones have sifted through my hands. After my testing, I have always drifted back to my first program phone, though, a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. As a multi-tasker … [Read more...]

Learn About the Jungle with Safari Tales | Fun and Educational App

This post brought to you by Safari Tales. All opinions are my own. As you know, our kids love their screen time. Instead of limiting the amount of time they spend in front of their electronic devices of choice, we've started using educational apps. When something is fun and educational, it's a win-win for everyone involved! I'm always on the hunt for educational apps that the kids will actually want to play. Having fun and learning … [Read more...]

Osmo | Educational Games System for iPad

Osmo | Educational Games System for iPad Sample received. All opinions are my own. I have grown weary of my children begging for iPad time. A lot of apps they want to download and play tend to be time wasters. Then, we found Osmo. Osmo is my kid's newest favorite game on the iPad... and for once I'm ok with them wanting screen time. I was sent the Osmo pack, that includes: - Mirror and stand for the iPad - 2 sets of the full alphabet … [Read more...]