When I first heard that schools were transitioning to online learning due to the coronavirus, my first thought was, “But what about all the kids without home internet?” While teachers are being amazing and reassuring families that we're all...
Tis’ the season to receive holiday cards from friends near and far. You've probably spotted a holiday-themed family photo or two and thought, "Wow, how did they get that shot?" The kids are behaving, the clothes match, and everyone is...
“Mom,” yelled my second-grader from upstairs, a little panicked, “I can’t get the image to print!”  We were one week away from his project's due date. The poster board had been procured, outline was written, and markers were ready. While...
I love the Street of Dreams. I go every year and geek out over new design ideas, including the smart home tech stuff. I also geek out over the laundry room. Maybe it’s a mom thing? I’m really digging...
Did you know Comcast has Xfinity stores and Xfinity Mobile services? I didn’t until PMB was invited to the Xfinity store in Tualatin this past June. I had no idea how many things Comcast offered beside internet and TV. OnDemand...
According to experts, children can lose 20-50% of their school year gains in reading and math each summer. These learning losses (called the 'summer slide') become even more dramatic as students move from elementary school into middle and high...
How Comcast's Kids Zone feature and the related benefits has helped maintain my peace of mind while my kids choose new TV shows to watch.
While planning to open our business, we knew we would need reliable and fast internet to allow our customers access to wifi while enjoying our space. As a small business, we also needed a service to keep track of...
I recently overheard a group of mom's having a conversation about social media. It went something like this: “I’m so over Facebook. I’m deleting my account.” “Me, too. I shut down my Instagram last month and I’ve never felt so free!” “I’m...
Jury duty, paying for used car repairs, having major dental work, or dealing with an abnormal pap are all necessary "adulting" duties I dread, but nothing beats having to educate parents about internet safety for their children. Sometimes I...

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