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Kids and Ipads

This Los Angeles School District Program Has Major Glitches

Reuters | By Alex Dobuzinskis | Posted 11.19.2014 | Technology

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An ambitious $1.3 billion program to provide an iPad or other device to every Los Angeles pu...

I Am a Millennial, and I Am Not Perfect

Jill Patir | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Jill Patir

here I am, a proud Millennial, a Generation Y baby who was raised to think the world owed me something, admitting I am not perfect. I am not even close to it. I had dreams and aspirations of being the perfect mother, but I have failed.

Deasy Is Walking Back His Ambitious iPad Rollout Schedule

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 12.16.2013 | Los Angeles

Facing questions about security and other issues, Los Angeles Unified Superintendent John Deasy has proposed a one-year extension in equipping all 600...

Lori Leibovich

How One Photo Changed Everything For My Family | Lori Leibovich | Posted 08.29.2013 | Parents

On the final day of our summer vacation, my family went out for breakfast at a diner perched on the Gay Head Cliffs. On the western shore of Martha’...

10 Apps You Can Trust and Kids LOVE

GalTime | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents

Have you tried to find the perfect app for your kids lately, one that will entertain and engage them, but won't turn their brains to mush? It can be a tricky business with so many thousands to choose from.

A "House" Grandma's iPad Story

Patricia Schroeder | Posted 09.23.2012 | Books
Patricia Schroeder

The trend toward children relying on electronic readers and the iPad is well known, and I first noticed it in a commercial with children using an electronic tablet. "Aren't those toys for adults?" I cracked to my husband. Well, apparently not.

Parenting By iPad: Writing The Rules As You Go Along

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.17.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

An iPad is simultaneously our children's source of communication, procrastination, education and entertainment. What rules to make, then, for this hydra-headed tool?

Kids Spend More TIme With Screens Than Books

Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Even infants spend twice as much time watching screens as they do being read to. What is your child's media diet? What are your worries?