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Safe Movie Watching Guidelines For Children

Safe Movie Watching Guidelines For Children

12.18.2014
Movies can create an environment for family relaxation, snuggles, and great conversations, but they can also be the fodder for nightmares....
Can You Use Social Media Too Much? Signs to Watch Out for

Can You Use Social Media Too Much? Signs to Watch Out for

12.17.2014
Checking into your social media accounts could be a daily occurrence for you, or perhaps it is something you do morning, noon and night,...
The Best Apps for Your Bright or Gifted Child

The Best Apps for Your Bright or Gifted Child

12.16.2014
With the holiday season upon us, we have an opportunity to both foster our children's love of these apps as well as provide holiday presents...
5 Hot Tech Toys for Kids in 2014

5 Hot Tech Toys for Kids in 2014

12.12.2014
They say good things come in small packages. Tech toys may not be the biggest items your kids will unwrap this year, but they certainly...
What Is It About Anonymous Apps That Kids Love?

What Is It About Anonymous Apps That Kids Love?

12.11.2014
You'd think with all the bad press anonymous apps like Yik Yak, Secret, Ask.fm, and Whisper get, we'd have heard the last of them, right?...

In Pursuit of Light

12.10.2014
I do not think anyone should feel ashamed for not feeling the way all the screens tell us we should feel. If you are sad while we are farthest...
Respecting Age Restrictions And Privacy Policies

Respecting Age Restrictions And Privacy Policies

12. 9.2014
If some parents are lacking in privacy policy understanding, is that an excuse not to respect age restrictions on social media sites?
How to Introduce Your Kids to Internet Ethics

How to Introduce Your Kids to Internet Ethics

12. 5.2014
It is easy to teach a child that stealing other people's pencils, crayons -- "stuff" -- is unacceptable and, more importantly punishable....
Am I The Only Parent Who Thinks Today's Homework Load Is Insane?

Am I The Only Parent Who Thinks Today's Homework Load Is Insane?

12. 4.2014
My children, my wife and I are slaves to homework. Play is a rarity. The homework load is mind-boggling. My ninth grader has three hours...
How Young Is Too Young for Screen Time?

How Young Is Too Young for Screen Time?

12. 3.2014
My view is that it's always a good choice to read to your children. Reading has been shown to diminish stress, improve concentration, fuel...
Happy Thinks-giving

Happy Thinks-giving

11.26.2014
Here's an idea. This year, turn Thanksgiving into Thinks-giving. Unplug. Yup. The whole day without digital engagement. No screens. No...
Captured? You Might Have Fallen Victim to FOMM!

Captured? You Might Have Fallen Victim to FOMM!

11.24.2014
A few years ago I learnt a valuable lesson about capturing memories. Perhaps I was following the lead of other parents. But as I videoed...
Online Safety: What Does It Mean To You?

Online Safety: What Does It Mean To You?

11.21.2014
Everyone talks about online safety and we all need to implement it into our cyber-worlds but have you ever truly sat down and thought about...
The Dos and Don'ts of Digital Kindness

The Dos and Don'ts of Digital Kindness

11.20.2014
Most parents teach their children to be kind and caring -- but only IRL (in real life). So how do we teach Digital Kindness? My list of...