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Gayle Berthiaume

Gayle Berthiaume, along with Gail Lovely, founded Suddenly It Clicks!™ to share what they have learned in more than 35 years in education, technology and parenting, as well as what they continue to learn as technologies change, children are born and grow, and the world spins at an incredible pace.

Combining knowledge of child development, deep understanding of technology, and passion for interaction, play, and learning, Gail and Gayle offer insight and easy ideas for making technology more like a family campfire and less like an isolation booth. 


Gail and Gayle know technologies have the potential to unite, create conversation, and provide a platform for sharing thoughts, ideas and knowledge. Through easy, non-techie ideas, advice, and sharing they help others unlock the potential of technology. They love sharing ways to play with old-favorites and newly discovered apps and websites.


Gail and Gayle's book Using an iPad with Your Preschooler and their website offer practical advice on choosing and using apps. It isn't just about clicking the mouse or tapping the screen, it's about making sense in your head. Yes… we use technology as a tool, but the bigger moment is when it makes sense in your heart and in your head, when, Suddenly It Clicks!™


Gayle lives with her husband in Minnesota during the summer and in Florida during the winter.  She also spends time with her children and grandchildren whenever possible.  


Email Gail and Gayle at, visit, or tweet them at @SuddenlyClicks.



by Gail Lovely, Gayle Berthiaume
Does your child use your phone or tablet? You'll want to know about these settings.
by Gail Lovely, Gayle Berthiaume
With these kid-friendly apps, your child can take photos and video to preserve holiday memories.
by Gayle Berthiaume, Gail Lovely
Considering a tablet as a present for your child? Here's what you need to know before you make a purchase.
by Gail Lovely, Gayle Berthiaume
Your child can use these recommended apps to create pictures and tell stories.
by Gayle Berthiaume, Gail Lovely
Naming shapes — as well as drawing and playing with them — is important for your child's growing understanding of math.
by Gayle Berthiaume, Gail Lovely
These recommended apps will help your child build numeracy and get comfortable with counting.
by Gail Lovely, Gayle Berthiaume
Discover four apps to use as timers and time awareness tools.
by Gail Lovely, Gayle Berthiaume
These expert-approved apps can help children learn to write.
by Gail Lovely, Gayle Berthiaume
Try these apps to help your child practice pre-writing skills.
by Gail Lovely, Gayle Berthiaume
Imagine how excited your children will be to publish their own books!


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