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Technology -- Our Untreated Addiction

Technology -- Our Untreated Addiction

Zane Rubin  09. 1.2015
We're a permanently lit, constantly over stimulated, and always connected without any connection culture.
What Happened the Day I Switched Off My Screens

What Happened the Day I Switched Off My Screens

Reem Kassis  09. 1.2015
Like most parents out there, I still had many demands on my time and so many things to do. With a home to take care of, a family to feed,...
Are You A Nomophobe? How To Tell If You're Too Dependent On Your Phone

Are You A Nomophobe? How To Tell If You're Too Dependent On Your Phone

Kate Bratskeir  09. 1.2015
Most Americans check their phones at least once an hour. But for some of us, digital devices are more than tools used to habitually text...
How To Disconnect From Your Job And Leave Your Work At Work

How To Disconnect From Your Job And Leave Your Work At Work

Supercompressor  09. 1.2015
"Nine to five." It might have meant something in your parents' day, but now it's just another awkward, outdated phrase, like "the bee's...
We Unplugged for a Week and Survived

We Unplugged for a Week and Survived

Jennifer Lovy  08.31.2015
Right around the time I was ready to lock up our iPods and iPads because my kids were always using them, a local parenting magazine was...
Online Harmony: A Shared Responsibility

Online Harmony: A Shared Responsibility

Denise Lisi DeRosa  08.31.2015
Being a good digital citizen requires that each and every one of us who uses and benefits from the connected world take ownership of it's...
What Every Parent Should Know About the 'Dark Web'

What Every Parent Should Know About the 'Dark Web'

Common Sense Media  08.28.2015
If your kid downloads Tor or knows other kids who are on it, it's important to talk about the implications. The Deep Web isn't a safe place...
6 Ways to Break Your iPhone Addiction (That Actually Work)

6 Ways to Break Your iPhone Addiction (That Actually Work)

Supercompressor  08.28.2015
Rule 1. Never use your phone as your alarm clock. We all know how it goes: once you're done dealing your standard wave of 20 snoozes, you...
POLL: When Is It OK To Use Your Cell Phone In Public?

POLL: When Is It OK To Use Your Cell Phone In Public?

Alexander Howard  08.27.2015
New research on mobile device etiquette from the Pew Internet and Life Project gave us insight into where American adults feel...
If Your Friend's Annoying Facebook Status Was Used In Real Life

If Your Friend's Annoying Facebook Status Was Used In Real Life

Andy McDonald  08.27.2015
It's the reason you never see your friends' Facebook statuses anymore. You unfollowed them and hid them from your feed, because their statuses...
Stop Talking About 'Screen Time,' Start Thinking About Screen Use

Stop Talking About 'Screen Time,' Start Thinking About Screen Use

Alexander Howard  08.27.2015
In a new episode of "If Our Bodies Could Talk" published at TheAtlantic.com on Thursday, health columnist Dr. James Hamblin takes a funny,...
Yes, You Do Need An Ultra-Zen Video Game About Growing Succulents

Yes, You Do Need An Ultra-Zen Video Game About Growing Succulents

Suzy Strutner  08.26.2015
If you can't get away from a computer screen to meditate, then you might as well use that screen to clear your mind.  A new desktop...
To Screen or Not to Screen With Kids Under 2

To Screen or Not to Screen With Kids Under 2

Laurie Schacht  08.26.2015
Today's question is a much bigger one when it comes to screen time: How much is too much, especially with our kids under the age of 2?...