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Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Diane Primo  10.22.2014
I am shocked--shocked--that Monica Lewinsky considers the Internet the major contributor to her ruined reputation; shocked that she considered...
The 6 Steps To Good Digital Parenting

The 6 Steps To Good Digital Parenting

Stephen Balkam  10.22.2014
This is probably the first technological era in human history where the kids are leading the adults. It is very humbling to have a 7-year-old...
The Learning Habit Challenge!

The Learning Habit Challenge!

Rebecca Jackson  10.21.2014
We can all get stuck in familiar routines that are nonproductive, simply because they are repeated, day after day. So, after repeatedly...
Why My Kids Need to Watch More TV

Why My Kids Need to Watch More TV

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh  10.21.2014
For the duration of their little lives, my children have watched videos on Netflix and Amazon. They have never had to sit through TV commercials....
10 Smartphone Rules We Should All Follow

10 Smartphone Rules We Should All Follow

Zach Dean  10.21.2014
This is not a blog on your rights. You have a right to be oblivious to your surroundings and a right to be obnoxious. That includes your...
The Virtualization of Childhood

The Virtualization of Childhood

Suren Ramasubbu  10.17.2014
Internet, the global system of interconnected computer networks that was created to defend geographic boundaries, has now morphed into...
How Edinburgh Taught Me to Be More Present

How Edinburgh Taught Me to Be More Present

Melissa Garvey  10.15.2014
I eventually became happy and grateful for the break from my phone. I felt more relaxed and noticed all the Scottish beauty around me that...
Wifi Connected But No Connection

Wifi Connected But No Connection

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.  10.15.2014
Technology may offer us the hardware and the software to connect. But then, real connection, it seems to me, will only happen if we use...
FOMO: Keeping Up with the Acronyms

FOMO: Keeping Up with the Acronyms

Dana Westreich Hirt  10.14.2014
I don't remember my parents worrying about me missing a big party or being concerned how grounding me for two weeks would impact homecoming...

The Only Time Of Day Kids Think Parents Will Put Down Their Cell Phones

Rebecca Adams  10.13.2014
Despite studies that prove unplugging and spending time without your cell phone is beneficial for a number of reasons, parents know it...
Make Home Life a Priority Again

Make Home Life a Priority Again

Jennifer L. Scott  10.10.2014
Is it possible to find a balance and be able to enjoy the wonders of the Internet and our favorite shows while also living well at home?...
The Brilliant Thing That Happened When I Lost My Phone

The Brilliant Thing That Happened When I Lost My Phone

Heather Kasdan  10. 8.2014
had no idea if my Facebook friend Andy from high school had eaten soup for lunch and slept well last night and I couldn't find out what...
Parents Are Watching: A Software Satire

Parents Are Watching: A Software Satire

Leah Plunkett  10. 7.2014
Parents, now you can have a new high-tech cop on the beat in your own home with PAW! (Parents Are Watching), an online service that monitors...
24 Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School

24 Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School

Common Sense Media  10. 6.2014
New studies on the effects that playing games has on kids indicate positive benefits for learning, thinking, social-emotional skills building,...