Family Technology

Technology is the reason Digital Mom Blog started. This geek mom wanted to have an outlet to share all things technology and web. Who knew back in 2009 when we started this blog what technology would be today and how much of an influence it now has over everything. 

Here we share family technology. You will find reviews, tips, and information about technology for families. 

Do you have a tech product or service for families that you would like to see featured on Digital Mom Blog, let’s collaborate.

5 Things Kids Can Learn From Playing Video Games

This post is brought to you by Energizer®. All opinions are my own. I know as a mom, I tend to always dwell on the bad of a ton of screen time - especially video games. Everything in moderation, right? But there's some good news. Maybe those video games your kids...

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Favorite Things – 7 Things That I Am Loving

Today I am sharing some of my favorite things that I am loving. From technology to meal planning to sweet muscat wine - here are a few of my favorite things. Favorite Things I made a video over on our YouTube channel featuring things that I am loving (you can watch...

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5 Daily Things We Use Our Amazon Echo For

The Amazon Echo is one of the most widely used technology products in our house. When we first bought the Echo back in 2016, I bought it just to see what it would do. We used it regularly and for Christmas, bought an Echo Dot for each of the kids' rooms. Amazon Echo...

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Best Tech Products for Working From Home

If you are a remote worker and work from home, check out these products for your remote workstation!  Best Tech for Working From Home Our friends at Logitech sent us over several products for the work from home worker to celebrate National Work From Home Week....

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Ataribox Is Coming And Yes, The Kids Will Want It!

Ataribox - sound familiar? Yes, the old school Atari is making a comeback. Our kids could soon be bugging us to buy them an Atari - but don't worry, this isn't the Atari of the 80's! Launching this Fall on Indiegogo, the Ataribox is positioning itself as a PC...

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Make Ice Anywhere There is a Plug

Portable RCA ice maker - make ice anywhere there is a plug! RCA recently sent us their compact ice maker to review. We tried it out, and here are our thoughts.  RCA Ice Maker Review We like to entertain often. While we absolutely love our Samsung Hub refrigerator...

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7 Back to School Tech Must Haves

Back to school technology products - the school year is about to start, we're sharing the top tech products to add to your school list. Can you believe the new school year is already here?  Doesn't it feel like school just let out? Nope, summer is coming to an...

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5 Things To Know Before You Get Rid of Cable TV

We finally did it - we GOT RID OF CABLE TV! The cord is cut! The last year has really had us thinking, do we need cable?  But alas, we were stuck in a contract and it wasn't worth us breaking it. Our contract ended in early December, and after quickly...

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How to Connect to WIFI in the Car – 2017 Edition

How to connect WIFI in the car - so here is the deal. I originally posted this tech how to on July 23, 2012. You guys, that was 5 years ago and my how technology has changed. This post still gets quite a bit of traction so I am updating this with new content on top...

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2017 Best iPhone Accessories (for ANY version of iPhone!)

Looking for the best iPhone accessories for your smart phone that are absolute must-haves? We've rounded up our favorites for 2017 - and BONUS - these will work with ANY version iPhone. (So in other words, if you are rocking an iPhone 5s, we've got your back!) Best...

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The Baby Monitor I Wish I Had When I Had Babies

We have a Arlo baby monitor review for you! First, let me say - sad panda here, my babies are all grown. Netgear sent over an Arlo smart baby monitor for us to test out and now I am faced with the fact that I once stared mindlessly into a screen watching my babies...

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T-Mobile Customers – You Do NOT Want To Miss THIS.

Are you a T-Mobile customer? Do you know about T-Mobile Tuesdays and the T-Mobile Tuesdays app? If not, keep reading. If you do, keep reading as I have some news that you will want to hear - hint hint, it involves freebies!    Here's the deal people. I am a...

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Review: VIZIO SmartCast Wireless Sound Bar System

VIZIO sent me the new 2017 36" 5.1 VIZIO SmartCast Wireless Sound Bar System for review. All opinions are my own. Looking for something to surprise the geek dad with this Father's Day? Here's what me and the kids surprised our favorite dad nerd with - a VIZIO...

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A Really Good Gaming Headset

Are you in the market for a really good gaming headset? Our friends at iClever recently sent over their new iClever Gaming Headset - Model IC-HS20 for us to review. Here's the scoop! iClever Gaming Headset Review Our 12-year-old son is a gamer (like most boys his age,...

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A Scale to Weigh Baby & Yourself

I'll never forget trying to weigh my first born. Our first born was 6.1 lbs when she arrived. So tiny, so little. By the time we left the hospital, her weight had dropped to 5.5 lbs. Over the first few weeks of her life, things were scary. She wasn't gaining weight...

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Amazon Echo Show – GAME CHANGER for Video Calls at Home

Amazon Echo Show - guys, this is a game changer. I am a HUGE fan of the Amazon Echo line of products. From the Dot to the Echo to the new Amazon Echo Look - Amazon is always on the game evolving this product. The newest product announcement is the new Amazon Echo...

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5 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Technology Love Mom

Mother's day gift ideas for the tech mom - aka a hint to my husband on what he should buy his wife.  She did birth 4 of his children and has gotten them to school on time EVERY SINGLE DAY this week.  Alright people. This post is for the husbands, daughters,...

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7 Things You Need to Know About Teen Sexting

Teen sexting is something you hear about time and time again. Photos leak of nude teens, lives and reputations are ruined. (Note: you don't have to be a teen for photos to leak, hello iCloud hack!) Updated 4/25/17: With the new 13 Reasons Why Netflix series - the...

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Google Play’s Best of 2017 – Apps, Games, Movies and MORE!

Thank GOD, 2017 is coming to an end. What a crappy year it's been, at least in this house. We are anxious for 2017 to roll around and for a fresh start. As much as the year has sucked, I always enjoy reading the best of lists. It's how the year will be remembered, you...