Tips and Resources to Set Up a New Mobile Device for Your Child

sponsored by Verizon Wireless As a #vzwbuzz blogger I get asked a lot of questions about how to go about picking a new device to give for a child or a teen. Figuring out what to buy can be confusing, getting the device set up, making sure it is parental controls are in place can […]

Sometimes it is All About You

Some of you are aware that I have been struggling with health issues for quite awhile. First came the colitis and a steroid to treat the condition. Next came the heart palpitations that left me staggering and almost fainting. A two day Holter Monitor test earned me a Cardiologist and a Stress Echo exam. I […]

Eight Great Tech Accessories for 2014 Holiday Shopping

Part of being a Verizon Insider means that I am privileged to be given or get hands on experience with many of the hottest tech gadgets on the market. I know many of you have families and this stuff can break the bank particularly if you have teenagers.

9 Apps to make living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Easier

Disclosure: As a Verizon Lifestyle #VZWBUZZ  Blogger I receive Devices for review & occasional travel opportunities. All opinions expressed in this post are my own.     Managing an IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)   can be exhausting simply because there are so many things to remember at a time when you are feeling less than […]

Get your body moving at the Microsoft Store #FallFitness Event

  Disclosure: I’m being compensated for my participation and support of this Microsoft Store Promotion. That familiar snap is in the air here in Boston, the cold weather is approaching and if you are like me going outside to exercise is just not happening! Couple reduced physical activity with increased feasting over the holidays and […]

My Review of the Verizon Edge Plan

* Edge agreements have changed slightly since this post was published A lot of you have correctly pointed out to me that since I’m a #VZWBUZZ ambassador & Verizon sends me devices for review I’m not having a real customer experience. I’ve decided to rectify this by purchasing a new phone on the Verizon Edge […]

Great Apps for Back to School | 2014

  In just a few short weeks bathing suits will be giving way to backpacks as the kids board the bus and head back to school.  As more schools embrace mobile learning parents may find tablets on the list of essential school supplies.

9 Great Android Apps to Explore Boston with in 2014

  Verizon enabled my son Matt to be able to see our hometown through a new lens by gifting me with an HTC One M8 for review. My son is not a blogger but he wanted to share a few pics of Boston with you and some great android apps that you might find useful […]

Mobile Families Deserve Powerful Answers

As you know I am a lifestyle blogger for Verizon and I receive devices for review but those devices do NOT cover my phone bill. Verizon does not require me to buy their services as a condition of my participation in the #vzwbuzz program, but I felt it was important that I pay for an […]

Enter to Win an ipad mini | Discover #Thrively

  As parents we all want to encourage our children to explore various activities in order to help them uncover their true talents. Come and “Discover Thrively” a fantastic new site  that will help unlock your child’s full potential! Thrively is free to join and they offer a unique strength assessment developed by board certified […]