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STEM Is Taking Over the 2014 Toy Fair!

STEM Is Taking Over the 2014 Toy Fair!

01.28.2014
Our children are our future and that future learns through play. For the last few years, we have watched as high-tech gadgets adults love...
How Toddlers' Love Of Selfies Could Backfire

How Toddlers' Love Of Selfies Could Backfire

By GILLIAN FLACCUS  01.28.2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every so often, Brandi Koskie finds dozens of photos of her 3-year-old daughter, Paisley, on her iPhone — but they...
I Text When I Help With Homework and I'm Still a Good Parent

I Text When I Help With Homework and I'm Still a Good Parent

01.28.2014
We can't parent at the same level of intensity all the time. Our parents may not have been using screens, but they were multi-tasking....
Why I Can't Stop Taking Photos of My Kids

Why I Can't Stop Taking Photos of My Kids

01.27.2014
I want them to hear my voice, through movies and through my words. I want them to see themselves through my eyes, through my pictures....
GPS Tracking Devices for Kids with Autism?

GPS Tracking Devices for Kids with Autism?

01.27.2014
Schumer's proposed legislation is that the federal government would pay $10 million for GPS tracking devices to be used by children with...
New App Helps You Realize How Addicted You Are To Your Phone

New App Helps You Realize How Addicted You Are To Your Phone

01.27.2014
If you're being totally honest with yourself, how often do you use your smartphone each day? In the ultimate example of "turning bad...
Taking A Holiday From Technology

Taking A Holiday From Technology

01.27.2014
A technology holiday allows us to slow down the pace of life, look around and become more aware of our immediate surroundings. To the most...
Digital Device Use Leads To Eye Strain, Even In Kids

Digital Device Use Leads To Eye Strain, Even In Kids

01.27.2014
One day after Sarah Hinkley had been working on her computer for about five hours, she noticed her eyes started to burn and feel dry. "My...
Social Media: Has Your Addiction Gone Too Far?

Social Media: Has Your Addiction Gone Too Far?

01.25.2014
If you consider yourself a self-proclaimed social media addict, or simply want to spend less time using social networks, here are some...
The Best Way to Travel With Children

The Best Way to Travel With Children

01.24.2014
Thanks to the Internet and the corresponding information superhighway, it is now possible for children of even moderate means to be able...
A Beautiful Thing Happened When I Put Down My Phone

A Beautiful Thing Happened When I Put Down My Phone

01.24.2014
She needed my attention more than any email, text or Facebook notification. And I needed her more than any of those things, too.
Raising a Hacker: Cool Tools to Help Kids Learn to Code

Raising a Hacker: Cool Tools to Help Kids Learn to Code

01.24.2014
Some forecasters are calling coding the new literacy because of what kids learn in the process. Coding helps kids develop essential skills...
5 Non-Negotiable Rules For Responsible Media Use

5 Non-Negotiable Rules For Responsible Media Use

01.24.2014
Sometimes we forget that many everyday parenting lessons also apply to the online world.
Caught Your Kid Sexting, Now What?

Caught Your Kid Sexting, Now What?

01.24.2014
You want your tone to be open and concerned -- not angry and blaming, or shocked and horrified. And you don't want to start out by slapping...