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How Does Your Garden Grow? Just Ask Sprout Robot!

How Does Your Garden Grow?  Just Ask Sprout Robot!

How does your garden grow?  Unfortunately, mine doesn’t.  Only because I’ve always felt overwhelmed with gardening 101.  When should I start planting?  What should I plant?  When can I harvest it? Not this year, however, thanks to “Sprout Robot” – consider it “gardening for geeks”.  SproutRobot.com makes starting a garden quick and easy!  You simply […]

OpenDNS Offers Free Internet Parental Control Service

OpenDNS Offers Free Internet Parental Control Service

If you have children (of any age) that have access to your home computer, you’ll want to start thinking about setting up an internet security filter (if you haven’t already done so).   I’ve always considered myself to be a bit of a “geek” when it comes to anything computer-related.  I’ve designed websites for the […]

A Comprehensive List of Free Educational Websites from SFM Online

A Comprehensive List of Free Educational Websites from SFM Online

Could you use some help with your child’s homework?  Would you like some fun, interactive & educational entertainment?  We’ve compiled a list of some of the best academic (and free) online websites just for Simply Family Magazine readers! Connect with us if we’ve missed any of your favorites.  We will be adding to the list […]

Christmas Printables and Crafts: Easy Christmas Activities to do With the Kids

Christmas Printables and Crafts: Easy Christmas Activities to do With the Kids

The countdown to Christmas is dwindling faster than any of us seem prepared for (faster if you’ve got curious little elves itching to get their little fingers on your ‘days ‘til Christmas’ tracker, like I do). With 16 days – and counting – away from the big day, that’s plenty of time to dive into […]

Online Fun Finds: The Swoop!

Online Fun Finds: The Swoop!

The SWOOP!  The what?  The Swoop!  I think this might be a must-have for moms and dads.  This clever little tote serves as a playmat for building with blocks or legos, racing cars, playing with dolls, coloring, or any number of other activities.  What’s so special about it?  When you want to clean up, pull […]