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11 Comics About Kids' Plugged-In Lives To Make You Laugh -- Or Cry

11 Comics About Kids' Plugged-In Lives To Make You Laugh -- Or Cry

Hollis Miller  07. 8.2015
Here's a scary thought: Kids born in the last decade will never know what the world was like pre-iPhone. Today, there are apps for everything,...
Freeing Yourself From The Web

Freeing Yourself From The Web

Rachel Macy Stafford  07. 8.2015
If I don't show my children the joys found offline in a culture inundated with screens, who will?
7 Drawbacks Of Online Dating, According To Science

7 Drawbacks Of Online Dating, According To Science

Rebecca Adams  07. 7.2015
The upside of online dating is obvious: It's an easy way to meet a bunch of potential dates whenever you want. But does all of that quantity...
What Your Smartphone's Sleep Interference Could Mean For Mental Health

What Your Smartphone's Sleep Interference Could Mean For Mental Health

Erin Schumaker  07. 7.2015
Your smartphone habit may be doing more than harming your relationships -- it could be damaging your sleep and ultimately triggering...
9 Things Kids Can Play With In-flight That Don't Involve Technology

9 Things Kids Can Play With In-flight That Don't Involve Technology

Kate Auletta  07. 7.2015
Flying with kids. Some call it fun, but most call it a necessary evil. As the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends parents withhold...
Expecting Empathy On the Internet

Expecting Empathy On the Internet

Suren Ramasubbu  07. 7.2015
The anonymity offered by the Internet allows people to exhibit personality traits that cannot be exhibited in real life. The emotional...
Celebrity Parents Make Good Screen Sense A Priority

Celebrity Parents Make Good Screen Sense A Priority

Madeline Kaplan  07. 7.2015
Celebrity kids, they're just like us: addicted to glowing screens of every shape and size. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics,...
23 Things That Feel Better Than A Facebook 'Like'

23 Things That Feel Better Than A Facebook 'Like'

Lindsay Holmes  07. 7.2015
 If there were a logo for self-gratification, it would be a giant Facebook thumbs up.     We live in a culture...
The Very Real Benefits Of Going Camping

The Very Real Benefits Of Going Camping

Lindsay Holmes  07. 7.2015
 In his essay Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson dives into the healing powers of the wilderness. "In the presence of nature," he wrote,...
Screentime Is a Global Scourge on Children

Screentime Is a Global Scourge on Children

Van Winkle's  07. 7.2015
As the New York Times' Jane Brody reports in this week's "On Well" column, to Chinese doctors, this obsessive focus on virtual warfare...
Parents Need Screen Sense Along With Common Sense

Parents Need Screen Sense Along With Common Sense

Alexander Howard  07. 6.2015
As parents, we may focus upon what our children are doing with their devices but not look in the mirror to see how our own behavior and...
8 Things That Used To Be Loads Easier Just 50 Years Ago

8 Things That Used To Be Loads Easier Just 50 Years Ago

Yagana Shah  07. 6.2015
We can't deny that technology has made life easier in a number of ways. We're able to do everything a little faster, from anywhere, at...
How The New York Public Library Is Bridging The Digital Divide

How The New York Public Library Is Bridging The Digital Divide

James Thilman  07. 6.2015
 The 11th annual Aspen Ideas Festival drew impressive crowds to the picturesque Colorado mountain town in late June, inspiring...