Savvy.com: So You Can Sleep Through Black Friday (now called Eyeona.com)

Remember when I said that we spent November 10th shopping? Remember when I told you my Mom hates shopping? Well, my mom hates shopping less when the folks from Savvy.com hand her a little envelope of cash. So basically with the Savvy app (or website) you take the items that you want and put them on a “want” list. This is good for people who aren’t me. If you’re me, you take the items you want and put them in your home. I have little use for delayed gratification and …

Please Pass the Eyeglasses

A few months ago my Rheumatologist added Plaquenil to my drug cocktail. Before beginning Plaquenil you have to get an eye exam where they do some sort of baseline measurement of your peripheral vision. I went to UCLA and filled out the necessary paperwork while waiting to be seen. There was a little box that asked when my last eye exam was. I left it blank. I’m pretty sure I’ve never had an eye exam. The doctor was a little surprised that I’d never had an exam and explained to me that …

When Multitasking Lands You In Therapy

This weekend Jane had a soccer tournament and Alexander had baseball. Mr G and I went with the divide and conquer parenting strategy. I went with Jane to Newhall and Mr G hung out with Alexander for picture day, a game and a few playdates inbetween. When our foursome is split up we typically rely on texting quite a bit. While Jane was warming up I grabbed my iPhone and played catch up. My father sent me a message asking where I was. Newhall, I told him. He texted me, …

Tech Talk Tuesday: iPhone Apps For Kids

I’ve had a super busy day today, but I know many of you come here looking for technology each week. Today I found out about a great new iPhone app. The American Museum of Natural History (you know the iconic one in New York the one everyone knows) has released an iPhone app. It’s free and it’s fun. You can use it while you visit the museum or just let your kids explore the dinosaurs virtually. To get the app, just click here, and you’ll be taken to iTunes. Here’s …