Raising Digital Families For Dummies Launch Party

It’s time!!  After eight months of waiting and dreaming about this day, my first book hits shelves on April 29th!  Available now on Kindle and Nook, Raising Digital Families For Dummies will be available in bookstores everywhere in just over a week.

To celebrate the book launch, we are throwing a HUGE Twitter Party with amazing prize sponsors.

Please join me to talk about topics ranging from cyberbullying to parental controls to preventing texting and driving.  I’ll be the guest expert and the host, all while awarding some incredibly fun prizes.  I can’t wait to see you at the…

Raising Digital Families For Dummies Book Launch Twitter Party

When: Monday, April 29th from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET/5:00 to 6:00 p.m. PT

Where: #RaisingDigitalFamiliesFD on Twitter

How: Tweet with the tag and follow host @ResourcefulMom.  Please also give a shout out and a follow to @ForDummies!



Five (5) Grand Prize winners will each receive a Pantech Discover, courtesy of AT&T (ARV: $399 each).  The Pantech Discover is the only device currently available that comes preloaded with AT&T’s DriveMode technology.  AT&T DriveMode, which supports the AT&T It Can Wait texting and driving campaign, is an app that automatically sends a reply to incoming messages when a vehicle starts moving 25 mph.  911 remains accessible at any time and music and navigation are also able to be used.  Texting drivers are 23 times more likely to be in an accident.  AT&T DriveMode helps to remove that temptation.  Thank you, AT&T!


  • One winner will receive a red 3DS XL and a copy of Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (ARV: $240).  This recently released and already wildly popular game for Nintendo 3DS allows users to guide clumsy Luigi through massive ghost-infested mansions on an action-packed hunt for the pieces of the Dark Moon.  This prize has been provided by Nintendo.  No additional compensation was provided.  Learn more about the Nintendo 3DS including the variety of options that give parents the ability to customize their child’s gaming experience in Chapter 15: Handheld Gaming.
  • TEN winners will each receive a copy of either Just Dance 4 or Just Dance Disney Party for Wii, courtesy of Ubisoft! (ARV: $40/each) Don’t miss Just Dance 4featuring over 40 tracks from a variety of top artists, popular genres and hot billboard songs like “Good Feeling” by Flo Rida, and “Moves Like Jagger“ by Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera. The tracklist also features legendary artists such as Barry White and The B-52’s to get the whole family up and moving.  And for you Disney fans out there, check out Just Dance: Disney Party!  Dance like a star to 25 songs from both the beloved classic Disney Movies and Disney Channel’s hottest shows. Play with up to 4-players to experience the ultimate in family fun. With an amazing selection of family favorite songs, fun dances and kid-friendly gameplay, children of all ages can Just Dance along with family and friends!  Learn more about the parental controls available to gaming families in Chapter 6: Decoding Gaming.
  • Five winners will each receive $10 Bear Buck$® gift cards and one winner will receive a $50 Bear Buck$® gift card courtesy of Build-A-Bear Workshop!  Bearville.com is the safe online world where kids can continue their Build-A-Bear Workshop® friendship adventures.  This extension of the in-store experience enhances the traditional play patterns kids have with their stuffed animals, encouraging imagination, socialization, self-expression, creativity, self esteem and personal development. Signing up is FREE and there are no membership fees to enjoy the exclusive benefits of being a Bearville citizen.  Bearville is committed to providing a fun and safe online experience for kids of all ages, primarily 6 – 14.
  •  One winner will receive a one year full membership to the popular children’s online world, Disney’s Club Penguin (ARV: $60)!  Club Penguin is an ever-changing world where the possibilities to create, socialize, and play are literally endless (not literally, that’d be tough).   Club Penguin provides a safe platform where kids can play games, adopt pets (puffles!!), create a custom penguin, and chat with friends in a safe, protected environment.
  • One winner will receive a one year enrollment to Identity Guard, compliments of Identity Guard  (ARV: $180).  Identity Guard provides users with an innovative Identity Monitoring system‚ online resources‚ alerts and updates‚ plus $1 Million Identity Theft Insurance.  Learn more about identity theft in Chapter 3: Putting Safety First.
  • Three winners will each receive Net Nanny for their choice of Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS (ARV: $40) Net Nanny internet filtering software offers the following features, helping parents feel safe allowing their children to utilize the internet: mobile, internet filtering, porn blocking, time management, social media monitoring, IM and chat room monitoring, child protection software, profanity masking, alerts and reporting.  Thank you, Net Nanny, for providing this prize!
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  • Janet

    Congratulations, Amy! My son had a book come out last fall and it was fun for me to see it on the store shelves. I’ll definitely keep an eye out for your book now. Again, congratulations!

  • Ashleigh

    Congrats on the book! Can’t wait to come celebrate with you! 🙂

  • Sherry Fowler

    be there with bells on @fowler121600

  • Congrats Amy on your book!!! So excited for you!!! Finally Yay 🙂

  • Carol Yemola

    Can’t wait. Should be fun. @CarolYemola

  • Michelle Stice

    Awesome Prizes !

  • karen andrews

    Awesome see u there.

  • Kristi Cartwright

    Thanks for hosting! RSVPed 🙂

  • Woot!! Would love to join your party to celebrate your new book – how exciting! Congratulations Amy! So very happy for you

  • Bernice

    Congrats Amy on your first book

  • Congrats on your book!!!

  • Jenny

    Looking forward to it!

  • Congratulations Amy That is so fantastic!!!

  • What’s a twitter party without a DJ?

    RSVP’ed: @Tracy_Iglesias and if I raise the roof too much and get thrown in twitter jail, I’ll be tweeting from @Ascending1

    Congrats Amy! Woot! Woot!

  • Kimberly Snyder

    congrats!!!! @islandkimmi

  • Sandra Sue Blanton

    So happy for you and can’t wait to read it!! @Sandra_Blanton.. CONGRATS.. 🙂

  • LaSonia Lesley

    Congratulations and I can’t wait to read it.

  • How exciting! Congratulations!

  • Really looking forward to reading this!

  • ellen beck

    Love the For Duummies parties!

  • This one looks like a good one. Congrats on getting published, Amy!

  • Mazel tov once again on your first book! Can not wait to help you celebrate 🙂

  • ivy pluchinsky

    Is this for U.S. residents only? or can Canadians participate too?

  • Anita Utami

    Congrats on your book, supermom!

  • Wouldn’t miss it! : )

  • Lisa P

    Woo for open to Canada too! – @icecreamlisa

  • Melnda Singer

    Looking forward to the party!

  • daniela tapia

    cant miss this party.. congrats on the new book…..

  • […] to learn more about Raising Digital Families and chat it up about kids and technology, be sure to RSVP for Amy’s Twitter party. On Monday, April 29 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. EST, we’ll be chatting it up about family, […]

  • @mommy3sons

    can’t wait for the party and congrats on your book

  • Kris

    Looks like fun! I am honored to attend your parties – O.G. Of Twitter Parties! 🙂

  • Can’t wait for the party.

  • Looking forward to the party!

  • Looking forward to this party! My kids are excited too! @nicbran74

  • Dana Valle

    Congrats on the book! That is pretty cool. I will try to be there. I haven’t had much luck with getting to attend twitter parties the last several months. Even if I am not there to help you celebrate…I wish you much success. It definitely is a great resource needed for today’s family. Congrats again.

  • Looking forward to this twitter party! Congratulations on your book release! Can’t wait to pick up my copy!

  • I will be there @ninasafina1

  • @marketinggoon

    Amy, congrats on your new book. It looks like an amazing resource, and looks like a fun party too! See you Monday.

  • @mommy3sons

    RSVP @mommy3sons congratulations on your new book

  • […] The last three chapters, called Part of Tens, are incredible useful for quick hits of important information such as ten quick tips for parents, ten social networks for kids, and ten other places your kid may be online. This easy-to-read book is full of great resources and is currently available through Amazon and will be on bookshelves on Tuesday, April 30. Join Amy to talk about topics covered in her new book through her Raising Digital Families for Dummies book launch Twitter party tomorrow- Monday, April 29. For more information and to RSVP, click here.  […]

  • Kimberly M.

    Congratulations on your new book!! Wonderful! Can’t wait for the party.

  • Anna H

    Awesome party! Can’t wait to chat!

  • Jenny


  • I will do everything humanly possible to attend this party. I’m so happy for you, the party must be like a victory lap now.

  • Rebecca Graham

    Looking forward to the party!

  • Donna W.

    RSVP @disneymom917

  • Congratulations on publishing the book! I remember when you first told us about it last year!

  • kimberly velkovski

    @kmelito sounds fun!

  • RSVP: @jsg1818

    Going to be a great party! Can’t wait! #RaisingDigitalFamiliesFD

  • This should be a fun twitter party!!

  • Tina T

    Yay! Excited for this one!

  • Marlibu

    Yay can’t wait

  • @tiramisu8

    I’m really looking forward to this party!

  • Congrats and cant wait for the party!

  • rsvp’d! Congrats on your new book! 🙂

  • @camjrcole

    rsvp cant wait for the party

  • Looking forward to it tonight. I need to learn how to live in a digital world with my young daughter.

  • Forgot my twitter handle. Oy.

  • Thank You!!

  • Congrats on the book! Looking forward to the party. It’s such an important topic for families today.

  • Lunachique

    I’ll be there with bells on!

  • Ready to chat!

  • Nancy Reid

    I love Dummies books and look forward to checking yours out! Congratulations on being published! @eyewonit

  • Julie

    Congrats on your book! How exciting 🙂 I’ll have to check it out. I know quite a few who could benefit from it.

  • Congratulations on your book! How exciting!

  • Cathy C

    RSVP’d for party
    Excited to chat about your new book

  • Excited for the party! 🙂


  • Tammy sigond

    Congrats on publication

  • Happymom730

    Congratulatuins on your book I can’t wait to party and find out more!

  • Anna Poraszka

    I’m excited!

  • vinessa vasquez

    RSVP @vinessavasquez So excited!

  • Nettie A.

    Thanks for the giveaway…glad to be here!

  • Wendy T

    I’m very happy for you. Congratulations on the book!!

  • really looking forward to this twitter party! Tweet you all soon! 😀 @mommaof4girlies

  • rachel travis

    rSVP @rmtsweeps

    Can’t wait!

  • @pengy1


  • ReadyOwl

    congratulations on the new book! Looking forward to the party 😀

  • nicolthepickle

    Hey exciting

  • Sally Parker

    Thanks for the party

  • Terry Madden

    Can’t wait to read your new book.

  • here and ready to partay

  • jan

    I join @cjkitty11

  • Stephane


  • Congratulations on being published!! Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  • Maria Skoytellis

    I have to learn as much as i can from this!!!!!!! With teenagers its horrible!!!!!

  • Chantal Onelien

    The is amazing and exciting! Jumping write in now for the Launch Party. Great turn out so far! Great job AMY!

  • jason h

    I’m here.