Techie Mamma

Helping mompreneurs with tech and mommying with a techie twist

Level Up – Use the WordPress App on Mobile Devices

August 21, 2019
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Level up your blogging game by taking your blogging tasks with you wherever you are! Did you know that you can manage your site from your phone, tablet or in a desktop app on your computer? If you travel a lot or sit in the car a lot waiting for kids to get done with their…

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Power of Color Organization for Busy Moms

August 15, 2019
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Ever since my youngest was born, I have been looking for ways to keep the two boys organized. Color organization fit the bill perfectly. Organize clothes, organize diapers, organize backpacks, and the list goes on, organize everything. This hack is the brainchild of my best friend and her four kiddos. Unleash the power of color…

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Google Docs Hacks You Can’t Live Without

August 13, 2019
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If you are an avid Google Doc user, you know just how powerful Google has been able to take the world of word processing to the web. These Google Doc hacks are some of my favorite for giving Google Docs an efficient power up. Remember to use these Google Doc hacks for good because with…

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Preschool Supplies Your Little Student Needs For Success

August 11, 2019
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School is starting in less than a month! This is so hard to believe. Summer is nearly over. Getting him just the right preschool supplies will make little ones feel confident, secure, and prepared for their first day of school. While for public school you are sure to get a full list of supplies needed,…

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What is a Multisite Network + Questions Answered

August 8, 2019
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There are many reasons you might want to utilize a hidden and unique gem feature in the WordPress ecosystem called WordPress multisite. This site, Techie Mamma, is part of this type of WordPress multisite network. Other sites (most are just playful or very small purposes) include https://dcsit.es, https://jonoruelas.com/, https://lights.hoover.ws/, and http://arcticunion.com/ to name a few.…

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Sticky Monkey Labels: Keep Track of Your Kiddos Stuff

August 1, 2019
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Sticky Monkey Labels is an invention by mommies for moms. They are awesome! Stickers or labels that are dishwasher safe, waterproof, microwave safe, freezer safe, and laundry safe. There are so many options to choose from and they sell great packs for daycare, camp, school, etc. Order some sticky monkey labels today! As a mamma…

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Your Password — are you protected from being hacked?

July 30, 2019
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When I open my password manager it shows I have over 2000 passwords. 2000 passwords!! 2000 unique sites that contain some sort of personal information that warrants a user name and password. How many passwords do you have and how do you keep track of them?  Back in the day, I remember what I did.…

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Instant Pot Creamy & Thick Greek Yogurt

July 26, 2019
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I LOVE yogurt. Like I can eat it for all my meals every day and not even notice. I have been told while pregnant that I needed to slow down on yogurt and eat other things. I LOVE yogurt. When I found out that you can make your own yogurt in the Instant Pot I…

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5 Must-Have Plugins for WordPress + Why You Need Them

July 24, 2019
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What are the 5 super necessary and needed plugins for every WordPress site? Whether it is a blog, store, or a small business site you need these 5 plugins to best manage your site. Techie Mamma Tens of thousands of plugins populate the free directory of plugins. There are many decisions to make when starting…

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Instant Pot Ranch Hamburger Mac & Cheese

July 18, 2019
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Need a quick meal for a week night that all the kids will love?! Try this simple meal in the Instant Pot. A twist to a traditional Hamburger or Meaty Mac and Cheese. Add a little Ranch to it! Make it a Crack Meaty Mac and Cheese.

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Solve All Your Screen Capture Woes

July 16, 2019
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There are so many tools that can make your life easier. One tool that I find myself using on a daily basis over and over is a sweet little tool called Droplr. What does Droplr do? Oh so many things!! Need to take a screenshot? Done. Need to do a screencast or video of your…

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Ultimate ATX Birthday Party Guide

July 12, 2019
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Where do you celebrate your youngsters’ birthday parties? There are so many venues around Austin it can be overwhelming to choose just the right one! I have 3 years of celebrating birthdays under my belt. This year we have two parties we are planning for! Double trouble! We did a party at the park. It…

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Essential Qualities of Highly Successful Themes

July 10, 2019
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There are so many decisions when starting a blog or website. The topic, the hosting and domain, plugins, themes, the list goes on and on. The first major choice that will influence your choices in themes will be whether you go with WordPress.org or WordPress.com. With WordPress.com you are using Automattic’s managed systems of WordPress.…

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Road Tripping with Toddlers

July 4, 2019
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We are about to embark on an epic road trip with our two little ones. Much longer than our normal road trip to the Houston area. Instead of 3 hours, we are going to Colorado, a 15-hour road trip. Yikes! I have traveled by plane before with my older one but haven’t taken as long…

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Firework Deals and Steals

July 2, 2019
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It seems like in a blink of an eye we are suddenly in July. My birthday quickly came and went and Baby Bear’s birthday is next on the 11th he will turn 1! It is so hard to believe. Since we are in the mood to celebrate and it birthday time and 4th of July…

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How I refreshed my kiddos wardrobe with $600 worth of clothes for FREE

June 28, 2019
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Kids grow out of clothes so quickly and it can be super pricey to keep up with the latest size. Never mind hand me downs when the seasons don’t match up. Check out how to get new clothes for free or close to free. Techie mamma Are your kiddos clothes shrinking before they even get…

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Getting the WordPress Error “Blocked as suspected bot”

June 26, 2019
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Are you getting a WordPress error every time you or a visitor tries to comment that says, “Blocked as suspected bot”? WordPress errors can be annoying but this error prevents engagement from your visitors and needs to be remedied as quickly as possible. Any WordPress error that comes up as a site builder or a…

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Having Your Children Share a Room

June 20, 2019
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Soon, and I mean very soon, I will have two little boys in the house. Being a mom to two under two is exciting, overwhelming, and a reason to plan your butt off! Living in a two bedroom house with no extra room adds to the anxiousness of adding another little person into the family!…

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9 Steps To Ace Your Content Creation Strategy

June 18, 2019
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What is Content Marketing What is content marketing and what does it have to do with my WordPress site? The key to content marketing is taking any type of content and intentionally sending it out to your audience. The strategy comes into play when you’ve thought about your goals, audiences and distribution channels ahead of…

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Finding Balance with Summer Fun and Business Life

June 14, 2019
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As moms and mompreneurs, we are always striving for that work-life balance. This in many ways is just impossible. We can though be intentional about our time and use a schedule and block calendar to help divide up our time. Techie mamma Finding the balance between mom’s life and business life can be really tough…

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Secrets of an Easy Blogger to WordPress Move

June 12, 2019
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The SSSTeaching Story IS A BLOGGER TO WORDPRESS MOVE IN YOUR FUTURE? DO YOU KNOW YOU NEED TO BITE THE BULLET AND SPREAD YOUR WINGS? THIS POST IS FOR YOU! I have been blogging since 2012 about my classroom and teaching journey at SSSTeaching! Definitely not a newbie…but growth was stagnant. Where could I turn to…

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