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Lily’s Podcast

OK I guess I’m kind of into podcasts now. Lily is my 7 year old daughter. We just recorded her first podcast yesterday, “10 Questions About.” She started by writing down 10 questions she had about lions. Then we researched lions together online using Yahooligans (, Wikipedia (, and an online dictionary (   We … Continue reading

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Back to School

My kids are back to school next week. We’re very excited! To get back into the swing and because we’ve had lots of questions we have been researching weather (hurricanes) online, which has led to today’s Byte – online resources for students and parents. Scholastic These are the people who sell the books you always … Continue reading

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Homework Helpers

Today my oldest daughter starts school. In honor of this momentous step I thought I’d look into some online homework helpers: BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper – apparently created by a high school student, and hosted by, this is a directory of great sites to use for your homework (like Cliff Notes) The Internet Public … Continue reading