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Parenting and Technology

How To Connect With Your Technology-Obsessed Kids

OWN | Posted 09.22.2014 | OWN

When it comes to her 11-year-old and 13-year-old children, Louise feels like she’s losing the battle against video games and social media. With her ...

Is Your Technology Use Hurting Your Kids?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Lisa Firestone

The usage of smart phones has overwhelmed the population, with people barely able to make it through dinner without texting, tweeting or surfing online. The problem is that checking in on Facebook often means checking out of whatever interaction you might have with the person sitting right across the table.

How Technology Has Made Parenting Harder

Posted 09.26.2013 | Parents

By: By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 09/25/2013 07:59 AM EDT on LiveScience Cellphones, tablets, video games and computers — the average ...

The Impact of Technology on the Developing Child

Cris Rowan | Posted 07.29.2013 | Parents
Cris Rowan

Sedentary bodies bombarded with chaotic sensory stimulation are resulting in delays in attaining child developmental milestones, with subsequent negative impact on basic foundation skills for achieving literacy.

The Smartphone Rules My Toddler And I Live By | Posted 06.01.2013 | Parents

By valuing your time in the real world, you'll teach your children to do the same. Smart smartphone usage starts now, when they're young, and it begins with the parent.

My New Habit Now That Mom And Dad Are Getting Older

Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 09.15.2012 | Fifty
Anthonia Akitunde

I don't know what started it, this admittedly morbid habit of mine. I'm sure if one were to go back (please, dear God, don't) and read the many earnest and angst-ridden entries...there wouldn't be any hint that I would be doing this.

Limiting Communication When Sending Kids Off to College

Barbara K. Hofer | Posted 10.04.2011 | Parents
Barbara K. Hofer

All over the country, recent high school grads are planning their exodus from home, thinking that relative freedom from parental intervention is about to begin. In the age of the electronic tether, they might be in for a big surprise.