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.

Striking a Balance for Kids of the Digital Age

I read about a survey and study presented this week by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop called Families Matter: Designing Media for a Digital Age. What I got out of it is that a lot of parents are just like me when it comes to teaching, protecting and entertaining our children today. Continue reading

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Is 3D Safe for Young Eyes?

So is 3D safe for those developing eyes? The American Optometric Association says it is. Continue reading

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Are you ready for mobile learning?

Are you ready for mobile learning? Our kids are. Continue reading

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Video Game Rating T-M: What does it mean?

Recently a friend of Cool Breeze wanted him to get a video game with a rating of T-M. I could find nothing online explaining this kind of rating, so I sent an email to the ESRB, and was pleasantly surprised to get a response in less than a week. Continue reading

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Unplugged: Celebrating the Royal Wedding

In honor of today’s most famous newlyweds, Rose Red, Nana and I will celebrate with a proper English tea at the St. James Tea Room. We’ll raise our tea cups to princesses everywhere and all our happily ever afters. Continue reading

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Playstation Network a Nightmare – In More Ways than One

Cool Breeze’s PS3 woes began last week. He’d just received a new video game in the mail from GameFly and it could only be played online. Oh, how he moped. What a nightmare. Now I find out that my credit card information may be compromised. Now that’s a nightmare. Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS: “I want to hug those guys!”

Was anyone in your house counting the days to March 27, frantically performing yard work for neighbors, and searching for quarters in couches? In my house this meant awaiting the arrival of the Nintendo 3DS. A month ago, Cool Breeze … Continue reading

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Christina, Groupon and the Steelers Break my Heart

What’s a girl to do when three things she loves all flop in one day? And what if that one day is Super Bowl Sunday?

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Digitally Distracted Kid Falls Off Train Platform

In Italy this week a 10-year-old boy walked right off an underground train platform and onto the tracks while playing his PSP. Continue reading

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A Snow Day Equals Snow Cream

Celebrate the storm that’s sweeping the country with some snow cream. Continue reading

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