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My Son's User Agreement

My Son's User Agreement

Hadley Davis Rierson  09. 2.2015
When my 11-year-old son, Teddy, returned from overnight camp last month there was one thing he wanted, one thing he had missed above all...
What You Should Think About Before Giving Your Child A Device

What You Should Think About Before Giving Your Child A Device

Alexander Howard  09. 2.2015
Children are now spending seven hours every day consuming entertainment media on televisions, computers, game consoles and phones, according...
Digital Age Happiness, Relaxation and Leisure

Digital Age Happiness, Relaxation and Leisure

Suren Ramasubbu  09. 2.2015
Leisure activities of children have always changed over time, but the digital age has probably changed it most in the least amount of time....
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 It might have meant something in your parents' day, but now it's just another awkward, outdated phrase, like "the bee's...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...