Piano Lessons: There’s an app for that too!

Most Lessons on Piano Marvel have a video to introduce new skills.

I am a geek, I know! I have been obsessed with all things educational & technological! So what about Piano Lessons?  Yup, There’s an app for that too! I have been using Piano Marvel for the last couple of months Continue reading

The one book young readers must have.

Kindle -The One Book to Replace Them All

Why is the Kindle the one book every child should have? Our kids are inundated with electronics, ipads, xbox, computers, toy dogs they have to train, heck even Barbie is becoming digital. So I get the reluctance to buy one Continue reading

Cyndi’s Top 5 Favorite Holiday Kids Websites Countdown

Santa Visit's Buckley AFB

I wanted to share my Top 5 Favorite Holiday Kids Websites for the Holidays.  Hope you enjoy them as much as we do! #5 Yes Virginia,There is a Santa Clause!  Kids and parents can read the original editorial for the Continue reading

5 Tips for Hitting the Beach with Kids

Fort Lauderdale Beach with pier in distance

With the Holidays in full swing, South Floridians, tourists and coastal dwellers everywhere will be spending more and more time at local beaches. It is important to make sure that this is a safe and fun event for the entire Continue reading

Things I Wish I Knew Before my First (4) Hurricane(s)

Hurricane Wilma – Fort Lauderdale by LM Burton

Hurricane season is right at our doorstep.  I wanted to compile some of the things we learned in 2004 & 2005.  I wish I knew these things before the storms. I worked in West Palm Beach at the time and Continue reading

5 Tips for Hitting the Beach with Kids (Rip Current Warnings)

Beach with child by KUWK

I was greeted once again this morning with stories of lives lost due to rip currents. It breaks my heart every time I see it and it seems that it happens every holiday! With Spring Break in full swing, unfortunately Continue reading

5 Tips for Camping with Kids

GetAtt1achment

  Photo Credit: Lion Country Safari KOA Tip #1:  Do a practice run.  The idea of sleeping in a tent can be so exciting for kids that the over stimulation may keep everyone from having a good night.  Families can build Continue reading

5 Tips for Gardening with Kids

Sunflower & Ladybug

The truth about gardening is that is doesn’t have to be difficult!  Follow these 5 steps and you can’t go….well too wrong anyway. 1  Pick a Spot:  If you have a back yard, pick a spot that gets a fair Continue reading