OurPact: The FREE Parental Guidance App {And OurPact Tutorial}

OurPact FREE Parental Guidance App Tutorial

While in Phoenix at the Mom2.0 blogging conference I learned about a new free parental guidance app available called OurPact (free download for Apple). OurPact allows you to teach your children how to responsibly use their mobile devices by managing the parental controls on multiple devices with one app–on your device. I’ve tried using parental…

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Great Laptop for Teens: HP Envy Touchsmart Laptop

AMD FX APU – HP Envy Touchsmart Laptop

I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card in exchange for this post.    Michael attends a high school that doesn’t have books. No, really. The school has online subscriptions for textbooks and they turn in most of their homework via a cloud account. It’s been very interesting to see the evolution…

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PLAYMessenger, A Child’s First Safe Messenger App

PLAYMessenger App: Digital training wheels for your child.

You may have seen my posts about how to check your child’s phone and learn about apps that could be dangerous. Today I’m telling you about the app PLAYMessenger (available as iOS and Android), which is a completely safe messenger app for your child to use. It’s been referred to as “digital training wheels” for your child….

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OtterBox Resurgence Review and Giveaway

Otterbox Resurgence Power Case Review

I have a new favorite iPhone case! The OtterBox Resurgence charging case is protective and super helpful when my battery dies mid-day (it always does). The OtterBox Resurgence case is available for iPhone 5, 5S, and 6 and comes in several colors–Black, Glacier, Cardinal or Mint Ice for the 6 and Black, Glacier, Satin Rose,…

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3 Reasons Prepaid Smartphones are Great for Teens

3 reasons why prepaid smartphones are great for teens

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias We recently put Michael on his own cell plan–a prepaid one. Though our current cell provider offers plans for family members, it’s just easier and more cost effective for us to use a prepaid smartphone for…

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You Can’t Delete the Apple Watch Icon–But You Can Hide It.

How to get rid of the Apple Watch app that comes with the new iOS 8.2 update

So, the new iOS 8.2 update comes with a… gift, of sorts. An icon for the Apple Watch that can’t be deleted. And though Apple isn’t reporting exactly how big the app is, I’ve heard reports that those with 8GB and 16GB devices aren’t happy at all. Since you can’t technically delete the Apple Watch icon, I’ll…

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Tackle Fitness Goals with Jabra Wireless Earbuds from Best Buy

Jabra Wireless Headphones from Best Buy

With the new year comes new goals, new dreams, and… new gear. I’m not the only one who buys fitness gear at the beginning of the new year to encourage good habits, right? Upgrading my workout wear, headphones, and shoes is the way to keep me motivated. These Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds by Jabra are…

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Intel 2 in 1 Review RoundUp #Intel2in1

Intel 2 in 1 Reviews

#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between My Crazy Good Life and Intel. This includes Intel providing me with content, product, access, or other forms of payment. We have had our Surface Pro 3, which is an Intel 2 in 1, for a few months now, and we love it! Intel 2 in 1 computers are laptops…

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The First Five Apps To Install on Your New Smartphone

The first five apps to install on your new smartphone

This post is sponsored by Life 360. The apps in this list were chosen by me, and all are downloaded onto my personal phone (that means I use them myself!). Did you or your teen just get a smartphone? Congratulations! Your life will never be the same. As someone who has had a smartphone for…

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