International Women in Engineering Day: Surprising tech careers for your child

As a parent, if your child says they want to be a footballer, you might organise after-school football coaching sessions. For active pre-schoolers with dreams of performing on stage, dance classes nurture that passion. But what future career paths lay ahead of children who show an affinity for technology? We’ll let you in on a…

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Portal from Facebook: Why we love it for our families #ad

We love video calling, whether it’s catching up with BritMums members, getting the team together or calling family both near and far. We’ve even gotten used to holding our phones up and cramming into a skinny vertical screen. And then we were invited to check out the Portal from Facebook as well as Portal TV…and…

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Top tips for organising and storing pictures on your phone #ad

  While as families we might have a great DSLR, a good old-fashioned point-and-click and even an instant camera, these days we capture a vast majority of our pictures on our smartphones. We are capturing more memories than ever but it’s taking up huge amount of space on our phone. How to handle it?  …

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Confessions of a #SnapHappyBritMums #FreetoMakeMemories #ad

Yes, I admit I’m a bit snap happy. I’ve always taken loads of photos. Photos tell a story and I just can’t resist documenting my children’s firsts — first smile, first day of school, first day of being a teenager.  And with the advent of digital cameras and smart phones – I take even more.…

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Blog Talk with Typecast: Pinterest, iCloud and more…

Welcome to another Blog Talk where I pick a few links from around the World Wide Web that should (hopefully) point you in the right direction when thinking about the “tech” side of your blog.  As usual, if you see any great posts that you think deserve a mention just tweet me a link (@nickie72)…

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