Sometimes there is no right or wrong answer in life or learning. In those cases, the best to do is to look for alternatives.
picsearch is an online alternative when you are searching for images. Among other features, it has a mechanism which allows children to surf safely as offensive materials are automatically filtered out.
If you are considering an alternative to using Blogger, there is Wordpress and Weebly, but why not try out posterous? posterous is a simple blogging platform which allows you to send emails and files - all on the go. It's particularly designed for mobile blogging and what is often referred to as lifestreaming.
Whatever your interests, there are plenty of alternatives for your digital life. All you need to do is to consider what you want and need to do with communication tools and platforms. Then, experiment with them. Easy!
What alternative tools have you tried out recently?