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Sharing and Communicating Online

From instant messaging to photo sharing to blogging, the Internet is a great way to keep in touch with your far flung friends and family. Get recommendations on the best websites and software to use, as well as how to get started.
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Mommy Blogs, Daddy Blogs and Parent Blogs
Mommy blogs and daddy blogs are fun to write and follow. Here's a director of mommy blogs and daddy blogs. See submissions

Email for Kids
Communicating with friends and family is one of the best things about being online. If your kids are interested in their own email addresses, there is no need to panic. These programs provide safe email for kids. Most email options for kids make use of a "white list" which is a list of approved email addresses as determined by parents. Spam and other unwanted messages generally can't get through.…

Control Your Facebook Privacy Settings
Keep your Facebook photos private.

Create a Unique Photo Book or Gift with RocketLife
RocketLife allows you to turn your photos into beautiful keepsakes such as a photo book, mug or custom t-shirt.

All About Parenting Blog Carnival Archives
Enjoy past All About Parenting Blog Carnival entries.

All About Parenting Blog Carnival
Join other parents and grandparents around the Web in discussing topics of importance to our kids/grandkids in the monthly All About Parenting Blog Carnival.

Join the All About Parenting Blog Carnival
The All About Parenting Blog Carnival is written by some of the best parent bloggers on the Internet. Find great blogs and share your own.

Creative Writing Prompts for Parenting Blogs
Writing a parenting blog can be fun, but sometimes you're stuck for ideas. Here are some creative writing prompts for parenting blogs to help get rid of your writer's block.

Get Started With Instant Messaging
Get started with instant messaging and you can chat live online with your friends and family. Popular programs include AIM, Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger.

Photo Sharing and Processing Websites
There are many sites that process photos and many more specifically for sharing photos, but there are also a few that do both. Photo sharing and processing websites are a great way to share treasured photos with friends and family. Not only does it allow them to view pictures, but they can purchase prints, photo books and personalized gift items.

Guide to Netiquette
The rules of netiquette may feel overwhelming for a newcomer, especially since they vary between email, listservs, live chat, forums, and other communication platforms. That said, here are a few of the basics to help you get started.

Easy Photo Sharing - A Review of Kangadoo
Kangadoo is an easy way to share photos with family and friends. Learn more about it.

Top Instant Messaging Programs
Instant Messaging programs are a great way to keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. There are a lot of options out there, but here are some of the most popular.

Yahoo! Messenger
Yahoo! Messenger is an instant messaging program. Keep in touch with friends and family with chat, a webcam, and file sharing.

KidzMail
A fun, kid-friendly email program that allows users to draw pictures as well as type messages.

Blogging Books - Books on Blogging
Readers review blogging books - how to blog, how to start blogging, what blogging platform to use, what to blog about... Share your blogging book review.

A Review of Blogging All-in-One for Dummies
Have you been wondering how to start blogging? Blogging All-in-One for Dummies may set you on the right path.

10 Blogging Tips Parents Should Give New Teen Bloggers

How To Use Pinterest For Ideas, Organization and Fun

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