Posts Tagged ‘Monday Mention’

Your Fitness Pal: Monday Mention April 4, 2011 No Comments

I’m here to tell you today that if you want to really watch your calories (and other nutritional intake) while you watch your waistline, MyFitnessPal.com is the place to be. Here, you get a journal-type page for each day of the week, and every time you eat something, you log it under either breakfast, lunch, [...]

Be Active: Monday Mention March 28, 2011 No Comments

Photo: wiennat, Flickr If you know you need a little more fitness in your life, you’d be wise to check out Active.com. This super resource offers all sorts of wellness info. — maybe you’re a coach who needs some know-how on staying in shape during the off-season, perhaps you need a fitness calculator, or how [...]

My Job Chart: Monday Mention March 21, 2011 No Comments

OMGosh, you’ve got to try out this site. (I think it’s going to work wonders in our house.) My Job Chart is an online method of posting jobs for kids to claim, and assigning rewards for completed tasks. The perk — besides that it’s totally free — is that it is so simple to get [...]

Punished: Monday Mention March 14, 2011 No Comments

Photo: Amazon.com The book “Punished” by David Lubar is what we’re reading at our house right now, and we’re here today to recommend it. It’s easy to read (perfect probably for a second-grader), the story is very entertaining and “punny,” and we’ve yet to stumble upon anything we don’t like. Now, we’re not done with [...]

Friending Students on Facebook: Monday Mention March 7, 2011 No Comments

There’s a movement going where I live that might ban teachers from becoming Facebook friends with their students and from sharing pictures and videos of their pupils online, too. Sounds like a pretty good idea, right? Do kids really need to see their teachers partying the night away? Should they read their teachers’ intimate life [...]

Kids Lost in Cyber Space: Monday Mention February 28, 2011 No Comments

Photo: AlohaMamma, Flickr Today’s Monday topic: Are kids getting lost in cyber space? I’d say that if given the chance to vege out in front of a computer, then, yep, kiddos have a pretty good chance of getting lost. I know this because I have two kids, and my husband and I have to be [...]

For the Kids: Monday Mention February 14, 2011 No Comments

Photo: rachel_pics, Flickr You know the saying, “We stayed together for the kids.” Not always such a great idea, right? But what about getting married for the kids — could that be a wise move? Seems to have worked out for actress Julianne Moore, who says, “The only reason I got married in 2003 was [...]

Heidi Klum and Funny Kids: Monday Mention February 7, 2011 No Comments

Photo: *clarity* / Flickr If you’re a fan of the old “Kids Say the Darndest Things” show, then you might really like Heidi Klum’s new TV gig — a Lifetime series called “Seriously Funny Kids.” Klum says she’s not an actress, or a comedian, but she’s got the main ingredient for success: a bunch of [...]

Cool Valentine’s Day Cards: Monday Mention January 31, 2011 No Comments

Photo: Family Fun Valentine’s Day is on its way, and you know what that means? Dazzling friends with fancy love-inspired creations. Disney’s Family Fun serves up some cool and creative ideas for homemade cards. There’s this cutie: “You can count on me when things get sticky!” with attached lollipop. And valentine finger puppets. Plus, “You’re [...]

Find a Child Care Job: Monday Mention January 24, 2011 No Comments

If you are in the market for a job, and you think child care is the right niche for you, well, then, we have one awesome resource for you: The Child Care Job Site. Right from your computer keyboard, you can join 8,175 other professionals who are scoring free weekly job listings. Check out the [...]