100 mom and dad bloggers from all over the Northeast – and their awesome kids, about 140 of them! – came ready to party with KidzVuz in NYC on November 24th, 2013. We had amazing large sponsors like Homewood Suites by Hilton, Dermalogica, Samsung, Nintendo, Hasbro, Spinmaster and Audible.com along with smaller NY based brands […]Read More Inside the KidzVuz Holiday House Party (Video)
There was an extremely sad story in the New York Times about a 12 year-old girl in Florida who committed suicide after being relentlessly bullied both on and off-line. It’s unfortunately an all too familiar heartbreaking story involving mean girls, cyberbullying, school officials who didn’t really know how to intervene, and a parent who did […]Read More Don’t Blame the (KiK) Messenger – What the REAL conversation needs to be about Cyber Bullying
What makes a video go viral? My husband described it as lightening in a bottle – and I think that’s true to a degree. It is rare, and it has an element of impossibility. This past week we watched our first honest to goodness viral video happen at KidzVuz. We’ve had videos get tens of […]Read More KidzVuz in the News – on E! News, Fox NY and going viral!
I am super excited to announce the launch of the first and only video creation and sharing app for kids! After months of hard work with a team of fabulous developers, our KidzVuz app has hit the iTunes App Store! What can kids do on the KidzVuz app? First of all it’s awesome for travel. […]Read More Turn Your Kid into a Citizen Reporter and Reviewer With the New KidzVuz App!
Yesterday, Nancy Friedman and I were incredibly excited to do our first live on-air TV segment for KidzVuz.com. We were featured on the WPIX Morning News here in NYC with two awesome KidzVuz reviewers to show the best holiday picks for tweens – by tweens! Aren’t you sick of hearing adults go on and on […]Read More Check Out KidzVuz on WPIX Morning News: Hot Holiday Picks for Tweens!
KidzVuz featured on the front page of the Personal Journal section of the Wall Street Journal in this article by Katherine Rosman. I feel like my baby just got a national modeling contract…Read More Wall Street Journal Wordless Wednesday – WOOHOO!
So excited to be in the Wall Street Journal today in the article, Tweens’ Secret Lives Online. It’s a great write-up for KidzVuz.com and an issue I feel passionately about. Kids are online. Kids are going to make mistakes. The two realities are not a great combination. But, they are realities nonetheless. So we have […]Read More Building Social Media Savvy Kids
I’ve been a pinning maniac lately over on our KidzVuz Pinterest Board. It’s such a great way to share our reviewer’s picks with parents of tweens, and also a super fun way to curate the best of what we see trending for tweens on the web and on KidzVuz. Here’s our Valentine’s Day Board – […]Read More Pinned on Pinterest: Tween/Teen Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
My blog has become a neglected child as the new year blew in and with it a flurry of activity for KidzVuz.com. Trying to find balance between my various online and offline endeavors has not been easy – and I won’t even talk about work/life balance because I’ve already referred to my blog as one […]Read More The Month In Review: Is it February Already?
I’m all for bargain hunting, though Black Friday is pretty much my least favorite event in the world. Nothing is worth the crowds and madness (and pepper spray) in my book. But I do love to figure out exactly the right gift for the people in my life. There is nothing better than watching someone’s […]Read More The KidzVuz Gift Guide for Tweens is Here!