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 […]
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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 […]
* 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Raising kids in the age of mobile devices presents parents with a big set of challenges. How can you keep digital kids safe while also allowing them the freedom to explore and grow via their use of technology? How can you decide which devices and parental control apps are best suited for your family?
When smartphones and tablets were first released, the ability to watch a movie or listen to our favorite album anywhere seemed amazing, even we if had to wear uncomfortable ear buds or if the sound was tinny. As the technology has matured we are all demanding more in terms of sound quality from our smart […]
Upgrading a family of four with new flagship phones can cost $1,200 plus taxes and fees! Add in a tablet or two and the bill can be out of reach for many families. Fortunately, there are a lot of ways to give our loved ones the hardware power they need without emptying our wallet. Here’s […]
A few months ago my friends at Verizon Wireless gave me a phone and told me to share it with someone who I feel makes a difference in the lives of others. Meet my friend Elaine, she raised her own two kids, provided care for both of her parents before they passed on and is […]