Author Archives: Melissa W. Sais

About Melissa W. Sais

I am a freelance writer, copywriter, ghostwriter and blogger. Contact me for your next creative project.

iOS 6 Review: Siri still drives me crazy

So, iOS 6 — go ahead and get it if you don’t mind continuing to fight with Siri. Continue reading

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Technology and creativity: The upside

As children get older, technology can create new canvases for creativity. Continue reading

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Technology and creativity: What parents know

Much of a child’s understanding about the world is developed through the problem solving and creativity expressed in the engagement of all their senses that comes through play with people and materials in nature. I think that we as parents know this without being told. Continue reading

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The Puppet Bike: Chicago Must-See

Adorable kitties dancing to Big Band tunes. Free (well, tips accepted) and priceless. Continue reading

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Made Me Smile: Shoes, May Crowning, Evil Ragu Kid

Shoes, May Crowning and Evil Ragu Kid made me smile this week. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Outwit the Movie Theater

Here’s how I’ve been saving on movie snacks for several years: brown paper lunch sacks and cups from home. Continue reading

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Fifth Holy Communion and Beyond

Dirt Diver informed me on Sunday that he would be making his Fifth Holy Communion. How precious. To be fully aware of every single time you’ve received the Blessed Sacrament. Continue reading

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What’s a mediocrity?

“To be popular one must be a mediocrity,” I told Rose Red,¬†regurgitating an Oscar Wilde quote I read somewhere on the Internet today¬†as she complained about the latest fifth-grade power play. “What’s a mediocrity?” she asked. “Something that’s mediocre, just … Continue reading

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No Longer a Skype Resister

If you’ve resisted like me, get with the program. Every laptop you buy today has a webcam. Just download the free program and get to Skyping — I guess that’s a word now. Continue reading

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