How Do You Explain the Devastating Typhoon Haiyan to Your Kids When the Philippines Are So Far Away? #channelonenews

Philippines Typhoon

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Channel One News. All opinions expressed here are my own. This weekend I showed my kids something that I thought they’d find boring: Statistics. Specifically, I was looking at my latest Google Analytics report for Mommy’s Busy, Go Ask Daddy. For you non-bloggers (or non-website owners) out there, Google Analytics is the ultimate reporting tool for your site. You can select a timeframe (this week, this month, …

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Diana Nyad Swims in the Middle of NYC to Raise Money for Sandy Victims Through #SwimForRelief


New York City is certainly known for its quirkiness. Take a trip to Manhattan and you’re bound to see something wacky. Something unique. Something pretty darn cool. Take today for instance. While taking a walk during my lunch break, I headed over to Macy’s at Herald Square (35th and Broadway). And wouldn’t you know it, right there in the street, in front of Macy’s itself was a swimming pool. A two-lane swimming pool. In October. …

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Eat at Chili’s on September 23 – 100% of Profits Goes to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Chili's, St. Jude

I like Chili’s. It’s one of a few regular chains I hit on a Monday Night with some friends to catch a football game, down some beers and chow down on some nachos and boneless wings. Tomorrow, Monday, September 23 is a great day to hit the family-friendly restaurant. For the 10th year in a row, Chili’s restaurants nationwide are donating 100% of that day’s profits to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Whether you eat …

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Guest Post – Tech Initiatives for Children

Today’s a landmark day here at Mommy’s Busy, Go Ask Daddy. You’re about to read the very first guest post on here! Oliver pitched me an article that certainly caught my attention: Getting kids into technology. I’ve written about my son being a keynote speaker at MIT for his programming project, as well as various homemade movies and all sorts of Lego projects both my sons have been involved with. So I’m more than pleased …

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Scars R Sexy Designer Clothing Giveaway (Ends 11/24)

I’ve already told you about my friend Amy’s inspiring movement Scars R Sexy. She’s one tough broad to put it mildly, having gone through a tremendous amount of physical and mental scarring throughout her entire life. She’s since started her own fashion company, Rock Scar Love, to help others heal the scars they’ve earned over time. Instead of trying to hide or forget them, Amy chooses to find strength in them. What’s more, she wants all …

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