Why Our Kids Need More Information Technology
Why Our Kids Need More Information Technology

Our kids sure love their technology. They’re completely immersed in gadgets that seemed like science fiction only twenty-five years ago. This means that our children need to be even more comfortable with all the components of Information Technology (IT) that will ensure their success later in high school, college and in their careers

Kids Who Were Transformed With Our Video Acting Classes
Kids Who Were Transformed With Our Video Acting Classes

#Discovery. Have you ever done something new and discovered a passion for it? Isn't that the way most hobbies, and maybe even careers start? We try something - from water skiing to painting to dog training and acting – and discover we are good at it. Or, we discover it's not exactly what we want or like. Either way, we have learned something new about ourselves and about our world. That's why discovery is so important. It helps us grow.

Finding Time For Yourself | A Teacher's Challenge!
Finding Time For Yourself | A Teacher's Challenge!

Being a teacher, the most challenging aspect is finding time for yourself.  I know that I struggle with balance, I tend to have many hats that I wear.  I’m a mom, a wife, a teacher  and business owner. Sometimes it is very hard to prioritize which hat I am wearing. When I get home, I am mentally and physically tired. If I spend too much time on school work at home,  family time suffers. Stress builds up and I tend to get burned out. Teacher burnout is a huge problem in our profession as educators, and now that summer break is here, it is time to revitalize and rejuvenate. Here are 4 ways to find balance and take some time for YOU!

Talk to the Camera Launches New Website
Talk to the Camera Launches New Website

Talk to the Camera, the Colorado-based youth empowerment company, announced the launch of its new website, https://talktothecamera.com/, on June 1, 2018. The company fully redesigned its site to better showcase its unique programs, which utilize cameras to imbue youths with a greater sense of imagination, literacy and expression...

Fun Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season
Fun Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year to spread holiday cheer. One of the best ways to teach our children to be empathetic and kind is to give back. Here are some creative ways to encourage your children to give back...

So Very Thankful
So Very Thankful

This year I have a different feeling going into the Thanksgiving holidays. Our country is suffering so much tragedy right now. Many of our comforts that make us feel secure, have been shaken. The tragic shootings, natural disasters, deaths and trauma have hit too close to home...

At the Head of the Class – Public Speaking in School
At the Head of the Class – Public Speaking in School

Do you remember the first time you had to speak in front of your class? your colleagues? Even a bunch of friends? It can be daunting. I know it was for me. So you can probably imagine how hard it is for your children. As a certified public speaking coach and an educator, I see it all the time. No-one wants to be judged by their peers, feel awkward or look silly. What happens if they forget their speech or get embarrassed? It can be a very scary experience, but there really are a few simple tools for making speaking in front of the class easier, and even fun! Added bonus: You get to do some of these together...

Parent Talk: Responsible Social Media Monitoring
Parent Talk: Responsible Social Media Monitoring

As a parent these days, there is so much social media to navigate and monitor. I feel like an explorer in a new world. Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube…..you name it. I am still reeling from being a late bloomer on Facebook and now my kids tell me, Instagram is where it is at...

Parent Talk: 5 Tips for Texting Responsibly
Parent Talk: 5 Tips for Texting Responsibly

Our fun, energetic and creative co-creators Audrey Walters and Jenny Gilbert met when their children were in preschool and elementary school together. They discovered a shared bond for helping kids develop life-long communication skills...

Teaching Empathy to your kids
Teaching Empathy to your kids

Our children see and hear a lot of sad situations in school, on the tv, even online. We try and protect our kids from the pain and suffering in the world, but seeing the images of flood victims, devastating wildfires or a homeless person on the side of the road can provide a teaching opportunity for parents...

Parent Talk: Graduation – A Poem to my Daughter
Parent Talk: Graduation – A Poem to my Daughter

It’s graduation season and many parents are celebrating their kiddos milestones from Pre-K graduations to Continuations and High School Graduations. As a mom who has celebrated all of those great moments with my oldest child, my daughter and soon will celebrate these rights of passage with my two sons, I want to share a heartfelt poem I wrote. I shared this poem with my daughter before she went off to college to share with her my belief in the awesome power of AND. Click on the title to check out the video below! I’ve also listed the entire poem below the video.

Table Talk Time: Confidence with Conversation
Table Talk Time: Confidence with Conversation

What would our world look like if we didn’t have the distractions of iPods, iPads or iPhones? OMG!! What?!?!… actually carrying on a conversation without texting! That is 2G2BT (to good to be true) Parenting today is tough! We are chauffeurs, teachers, chefs, maids and parents. How do we find time to connect with our kids, let alone help boost their self confidence? Read on...

Talk to the Camera’s Co-Creator Audrey Walters Walks the Red Carpet in Hollywood
Talk to the Camera’s Co-Creator Audrey Walters Walks the Red Carpet in Hollywood

Check out our Co-Creator, Instructor and Actor, Audrey Walters on the red carpet premiere screening of the AMC Network’s new original series “Preacher” in L.A. this past weekend! We’re so proud of Audrey and can’t wait to tune in every week to watch the show! The season premiere is Sunday, May 22nd on AMC.

ONE FOR ONE – Talk to the Camera Gives Back
ONE FOR ONE – Talk to the Camera Gives Back

Talk to the Camera has a HEART for kids! The week of May 16-23, for every summer camp purchased at 5 select locations, we will GIVE a summer camp scholarship to a child in financial need. Talk to the Camera gives back and provides the opportunity for ALL children to SHINE, regardless of their financial situation!

Mile High Mamas Features Talk to the Camera’s 2017 Summer Camps
Mile High Mamas Features Talk to the Camera’s 2017 Summer Camps

Mile High Mamas, a Denver parenting website/blog has featured our Summer Camps for the second year in a row and thinks it’s the answer to kids summer boredom. Plus we’re offering an exclusive discount to Mile High Mamas readers in their Summer Camp Guide. Read the full article and enter to win by...

Talk to the Camera’s Summer Camps are featured in Mile High Mamas
Talk to the Camera’s Summer Camps are featured in Mile High Mamas

Mile High Mamas, a Denver parenting website/blog has featured our summer camps and thinks it’s an amazing way for kids to spend a week this summer. Plus we’re offering a FREE SUMMER CAMP GIVEAWAY ($240 value) on their website. Read the full article and enter to win by...