Gigi Ross

Gigi Ross is a wife, mom of two, fumbling foodie, social media geek, Jason Mraz groupie, reality TV show addict, tech lover, freelance writer and wine drinker - not necessarily in that order. Gigi has been involved in all things internet since 1997 - from running e-commerce sites for Fortune 500 companies, to starting parenting forums, to writing her personal blog - if it's online, Gigi wants to know about it! Gigi's personal blog is KludgyMom, a snappish take on parenting, pop culture, technology and much more. Her writing has also been featured at Babble, Travel Mamas, BlogHer, Mamapedia, Modern Baby, and other parenting sites. She works as a freelance social media consultant and is a frequent speaker at blog conferences about being a work-at-home mom. Gigi lives in sunny San Diego, where her 9 year-old son and 7 year-old daughter keep her on constant tooth fairy and homework duty.

Gigi Ross is a wife, mom of two, fumbling foodie, social media geek, Jason Mraz groupie, reality TV show addict, tech lover, freelance writer and wine drinker - not necessarily in that order. Gigi has been involved in all things internet since 1997 - from running e-commerce sites for Fortune 500 companies, to starting parenting forums, to writing her personal blog - if it's online, Gigi wants to know about it! Gigi's personal blog is KludgyMom, a snappish take on parenting, pop culture, technology and much more. Her writing has also been featured at Babble, Travel Mamas, BlogHer, Mamapedia, Modern Baby, and other parenting sites. She works as a freelance social media consultant and is a frequent speaker at blog conferences about being a work-at-home mom. Gigi lives in sunny San Diego, where her 9 year-old son and 7 year-old daughter keep her on constant tooth fairy and homework duty.

Have you checked out Google Hangouts yet? If you haven’t, the holidays are a great time to use this free, high-quality video chat service to connect with family near and far. It’s also a fabulous tool for work-at-home parents who need to hold conference calls with multiple people, and the telephone just won’t do.

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Christmas is almost here, and that means a long winter’s nap, I mean, BREAK for many of our preschoolers and school-aged kids. While there are plenty of Christmas-themed TV shows and movies for your kids to watch, you might not know that there are loads of apps for them, too! Today we’re going to highlight some fun ones for kids of all ...

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I discovered a handy little app this past week that turns your smartphone photos into a visual website or photo story. It’s called Zapd, and it can be used for business or fun.

Zapd allows you to create a mini-website, or “Zap,” right from your iPhone. First, you’ll be prompted to select a theme consisting of varied layouts ...

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Remember when the must-have toys for the holiday season were Cabbage Patch Kids and Tickle Me Elmo dolls? Well, our kids have digital fever just like the rest of us, and that fever peaks at Christmastime. Kids from ages 2 to 21 are asking for digital devices. Let’s take a look at some of the tablet offerings for younger kids. ...

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten halfway through the holiday season, only to realize that you’d not sent out your holiday cards. For busy moms on the go, finding the time to choose or create, sign, address, and mail out holiday greeting cards is a real challenge.

E-greetings to the rescue! Virtual greeting card apps can be a ...

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Have you made your holiday gift wish list yet? This year, mobile devices and tablets will be hotter than ever. We all know that accessories make the outfit, and this is equally true with the gadgetry we tote around. Let’s take a look at ten great device cases you’ll want to consider adding to your letter to Santa. ...

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If you’re self-employed and/or working from home, it’s really important to keep track of your business expenses and calculate your mileage used on business. Why? Because proper tracking of business expenses and mileage can mean greater tax deductions – and that means more money in your pocket!

However, keeping tabs on what you ...

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The holiday season can be a time of such excitement and fun! But it can also pose some real challenges if you work from home. Kids are on break, there are a zillion events to attend, presents to wrap, and cookies to bake. All of these distractions can make it difficult to stay on task in a home office environment. Here are some tips on managing ...

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How many items are on your to-do list today? If you’re a busy mom who also works another job from home, the answer is probably “too many to count.” I find myself starting a project, getting distracted by the phone, Facebook, or an email, and realizing hours later that I never finished what I began. At the end of the day, I often ask, ...

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It seems that every parent armed with a smartphone has become a shutterbug! Mobile devices make it easy to capture great shots of our kids and activities on-the-go. But for the times you’ll want to do a little more with your photos, you’ll need specialized apps.

A photo collage app can be a great addition to your device. Collage ...

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