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Why Don't Parents Care About Online Safety?

Why Don't Parents Care About Online Safety?

Diana Graber  04.15.2015
How is it that a society so protective of children offline has left them largely unsupervised online? On this virtual playground, where...
The Day I Stopped Being A Zombie Parent!

The Day I Stopped Being A Zombie Parent!

Eleni Makedonas  04.13.2015
Maybe it's time we put the cameras away and allow the picture to develop in our minds instead of on a memory card
9 Cell Phone Rules to Share with Your Sitter

9 Cell Phone Rules to Share with Your Sitter

Lynn Perkins  04.10.2015
Determine your policy on your sitter taking photos or videos of your kids and set rules around sharing them on social media. Would you...
Google!  Stop Sneaking Ads to Kids Through Your YouTube Kids App!

Google! Stop Sneaking Ads to Kids Through Your YouTube Kids App!

Nell Minow  04. 9.2015
Family-friendly is more than avoiding bad words, nudity, and violence. When it comes to children, who have not yet been taught how to know...
Have You Lost Your Child to a Smartphone?

Have You Lost Your Child to a Smartphone?

Nancy Colier  04. 7.2015
I write a lot about personal technology and invariably, every time I do, I receive a similar comment in return. The comment, boiled down,...
What Parents Can Learn About the Internet From Kim Kardashian

What Parents Can Learn About the Internet From Kim Kardashian

Dr. Jodi Gold  04. 7.2015
Children take their cues from their parents' behavior and reactions. Parents' fear of too much screen time is valid, but outdated and not...
Teenagers and the Internet

Teenagers and the Internet

Suren Ramasubbu  04. 7.2015
The increased presence of youth online has raised serious concerns about the safety of Internet and social media use.
10 Ways To Make Positive Life Changes

10 Ways To Make Positive Life Changes

James Van Praagh  04. 5.2015
Spring brings with it a sense of renewal, and I've found it's the perfect time to reinvent your self. Shake off those winter cobwebs and...
Digital Detox: A Three-Step Program

Digital Detox: A Three-Step Program

Rose Caiola  04. 2.2015
Without my cellphones (Yes, I have two!) I felt a little lost and disconnected from the things that mattered. But eventually I connected...
Let's Stop Sharing Photos Of Our Kids' Crying, Snot-Nosed Meltdowns

Let's Stop Sharing Photos Of Our Kids' Crying, Snot-Nosed Meltdowns

Meg Conley  03.31.2015
Do we want our kids exposing their vulnerabilities on Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat? Do we want them to think a screen is the correct...
Plugged-in Takes on a Whole New Meaning

Plugged-in Takes on a Whole New Meaning

Cynthia Gibbs-Wilborn  03.30.2015
When people ask me how we enjoyed our spring break this year, I will proudly admit that our family had a marvelous time being plugged in......
Burnbook: Who's to Blame When An App Shuts Down a School?

Burnbook: Who's to Blame When An App Shuts Down a School?

Diana Graber  03.27.2015
When a social media app is named after the "burn book" in the teen cult movie Mean Girls, better brace yourself for a whole Pandora's box...
Does Your Computer Have a Voice?

Does Your Computer Have a Voice?

Janie Emaus  03.25.2015
Right then, the computer started calculating. "What's happening?" I asked. "We're getting graded," she explained. "Right now?" My heart...
Unplug Yourself and Cruise: You'll Learn a Little More About Your World

Unplug Yourself and Cruise: You'll Learn a Little More About Your World

Aubrie Przybysz  03.24.2015
Today it is nearly impossible to go a whole hour without responding to a text, email, or checking social media on your cellphone. After...