Life update!


Just a quick post to update you all on a couple of exciting developments and to let you know why, until September, I likely won’t be posting as frequently as I would like to.

Guest app reviewer at The iMums

Guest app reviewer at The iMums

I will continue to review apps here at SBKM but I’m thrilled to report that I’m also going to be reviewing apps for The iMums as well. The iMums is a great site where you can find reviews of both apps and other products of interest to mums, giveaways, interviews with developers and more. You can read my first review of an app called Rocket Speller Plus here – if you don’t yet have a copy of this excellent app worth $2.99 then click on the link and go enter the giveaway for it.

Smarty Ears Advisory Board members

Smarty Ears Advisory Board Member

Smarty Ears is a developer of high quality, research-based, speech and language apps designed by speech and language pathologists. The founder of Smarty Ears and creator of over 30 of their apps is Barbara Fernandes, also known as GeekSLP. Barbara was one of the first people to recognize the potential that mobile technology would have to assist SLPs, teachers and parents and since setting up Smarty Ears in 2009, the company has now produced more than 50 apps.

The advisory board is comprised mostly of SLPs who provide input and feedback during the planning stages of app development and are also involved in beta testing the apps before release. Smarty Ears recently had a couple of spots open up on it’s advisory board so I applied to join. I was honoured and more than a little surprised to be chosen as one of the new board members! I’m excited that I’ve been given the opportunity to provide input from the perspective of both a parent user and app reviewer.

This is the move that never ends…

I started getting our house ready to put on the market in March so honestly, it feels like this move had lasted forever. Anyway, we are physically moving house in a week’s time and then the home sale closes on August 19th. We’ve then got a couple of weeks to settle in and get acclimatized to the new neighbourhood before school starts. So until Labour Day weekend I’ll be pretty busy wrapping up this seemingly never-ending move. If I don’t post as frequently in August then you’ll know why.

I’ve got my tiara firmly planted on my head and a to-do list a mile long to get started on. If someone could just make me a coffee…?

Need more coffee

Or set up a coffee IV?




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4 Responses to Life update!

  1. Bird August 3, 2013 at 3:31 pm #

    hahaha awesome post and tiara, and congratulations on all the greatness, you are an awesome mum 🙂

    • OMum22 August 4, 2013 at 5:01 pm #

      Aww, thanks Bird. The tiara is marvellous isn’t it? Cynthia made it for me. 🙂

  2. garageninja1 August 12, 2013 at 1:47 pm #

    wow get some rest in too. How far did you move? We are relocating to a different state soon! Any words of wisdom to share with me? Weve started packing!

    • OMum22 September 4, 2013 at 8:56 pm #

      I’m hoping to get a post up with tips, now we’re settled. 🙂

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