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How Technology Helps Me to Be a Better Parent

Denise Lisi DeRosa | Posted 07.20.2016 | Parents
Denise Lisi DeRosa

The Internet doesn't have to be a scary place; it's full of potential and promise. Just like our kids.

The Extreme Measures I Took To Get Away From The Internet

Laura Munson | Posted 07.14.2016 | Fifty
Laura Munson

The Internet is a writer's friend and a writer's enemy. It gives us community and support in an otherwise very solitary profession. It's a generous platform, especially for writers. But the Internet is also a big problem for writers.

Kids Are Legit Worried Their Parents Are Addicted To Smartphones

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.24.2014 | Technology

From Instagram to "Candy Crush" to plain old texting, it's no secret that young people are obsessed with their mobile devices. But kids apparently thi...

What Devices Can't Teach Our Children

The New York Times | Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents

I recently watched my sister perform an act of magic. We were sitting in a restaurant, trying to have a conversation, but her children, 4-year-old ...

Preschoolers Can Learn Great Things From TV

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 04.20.2013 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

When my first son was born six years ago, we had one television and one computer. Today, we have a smartphone, an iPad, a computer and a television. The screen choices continue to grow, and some of the stuff out there designed to delight our children is awesome. But not all of it.

Welcome To Filterhood

Ryan Johnson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Parents
Ryan Johnson

Welcome to modern fatherhood, where changing dirty diapers is the least of your concerns. You are up for a battle against media -- a Daddy David against a media Goliath that is not only funnier but a whole lot cooler.

The Most Important Lesson To Teach Kids About Technology | Posted 02.01.2013 | Parents

This is a sidebar to my post about EduCon 2.5, held at the end of each January in Philadelphia at the Science Leadership Academy. Author, entrepren...

Why I Deleted All The Apps On My Phone

Carla Naumburg | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents
Carla Naumburg

My name is Carla. I am the mother of two young daughters and I am addicted to my iPhone.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Photoshop

Common Sense Media | Posted 07.24.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Kids who see unrealistic bodies or faces or clothing -- especially on folks they admire -- can feel inadequate. Here's how to pull back the curtain on Photoshopped images.