How to Use Twitter to Protect Your Family and Your Neighborhood, Pt. 1 Thumbnail

Used smartly, Twitter can be a useful tool for neighborhood crime prevention. This story tells you how the strategic use of hashtags can be an effective weapon against burglaries and other undesirable activities taking place in your neighborhood.

Filtering Movies for the Family is Easier With These Handy Apps Thumbnail

A couple weeks ago a film buff family member of mine told me about two smart phone-related apps that he uses to determine if and how he will watch certain movies with his 10-year-old daughter.

The two film parenting guides are the IMDB Parenting Guide and the Kids in Mind web site and app. Both guides intentionally discuss movie content based on such categories as “Sex/Nudity”, “Violence/Gore” and “Profanity” and neither attempts to make value judgments about whether movies should or shouldn’t be seen.

Come play, learn and discover on Discovery Familia! {Sponsored story} Thumbnail

Every day Discovery Familia offers preschoolers entertaining series, imaginative characters and exciting new worlds of exploration and discovery, via its Discovery Kids block with up to 13 continuous hours of programming that mothers can trust […] Read more

It was a bit late in being uploaded but here’s a very short video we compiled to encourage you, our readers and friends, to remember the hard and often thankless work of the Salvation Army. […] Read more

4 Tips to Make Your Santa Story Last Longer

Keeping Santa’s identify a secret is much harder today for parents than when I was a boy.  Back then we didn’t have the Internet or the onslaught of cynicism that makes it hard for kids […] Read more

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‘Year in Review’ is Theme of Today’s #HISPZ Twitter Party with PapiBlogger and Other Latina Bloggers Thumbnail

With the year almost over, it’s the perfect time to do a recap so that’s what this week’s Hispanicize Twitter Party for our sponsor Wal-mart will center around! And, of course, it wouldn’t be a Twitter Party without cool gifts and treat so we’re packing those as well!

Pampers ‘Little Miracles’ Commercial Seems Made for Christmas Thumbnail

Every once in a while we feature cool family-friendly commercials in this space that catch our attention.  Even though it may not have been Pampers intention the name, subject and timing of this Spanish-language ad couldn’t be more appropriate given its focus on the miracle of birth and Christmas.

The Story that Saved Santa

The Story that Saved Santa Thumbnail

The thought of banishing Santa from my family caused me a lot of marital and personal stress. My ex-wife, for one, was soundly against it and pled for me not to do it. Despite my ex-wife’s pleas and even my own nostalgia with Santa, I wasn’t deterred until the last moment, when my ex came up with a desperate, brilliant story for harmonizing the story of St. Nick with Jesus.

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