Family Media Plan

Last week, when I first learned about the concept of developing a family media plan, I was thinking, wow, that’s so obvious, but why haven’t I done that?  My husband and I have three daughters, ages 7, 9 and 12.  We don’t have televisions in our bedroom, because as parents we don’t want our kids … More Family Media Plan

American Academy of Pediatrics & Media

Media use is rising as more homes own tablets, personal computers, cell phones, along with increasing internet and social media access. The American Academy of Pediatrics is concerned about the possible negative impact of media (including television) messages and images that our children and adolescents are experiencing as well as recognizing the potential positive impact … More American Academy of Pediatrics & Media

Apps and More Apps

Ever get overwhelmed at trying to select an app that is just right for what you or your families are needing? Apps are in abundance and you can spend hours and hours reading reviews, downloading and playing around and the process goes on and on.  Part of the goal of this blog is to explore all … More Apps and More Apps

Coding Librarian

Learning syntax is much like learning a foreign language and most seem to have a love or hate relationship.  Where do I fit in?  After creating, My Personal Website, during LS560, I can say that I am proud of myself, but that I am still on the fence about my coding future.  But I can … More Coding Librarian

Digital Media Mentor?

A digital media mentor serves to help others make informed decisions about digital apps, websites, ebooks and other digital material with the goal of helping children, their families and peers choose effective and appropriate digital resources based on individual need and preference.   For a more in-depth look into this topic please read Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving … More Digital Media Mentor?

Webpage from Scratch:

Did I mention I have never used coding or developed a webpage?  Two vital ingredients to starting the process:  First: You must have a word processing program such as Notepad or you can download  Notepadd++ for free.  Other word processing programs such as Microsoft Word, Works, etc will NOT work.  Second, you will utilize W3 Validator‘s free site along the … More Webpage from Scratch:


As an aspiring School Library Media Specialist I have a desire to help children, teachers and caregivers make the most of their library experience.   For the past year, I have been taking courses at the University of Alabama: School of Library and Information Services and will hopefully May 2016! During graduate school I have realized that keeping up with … More About