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Hang Up the Phone and Camp

Hang Up the Phone and Camp

Nancy Davis Kho  06.27.2014
These little one week and two week intervals in which a child gets to operate wholly independently of Mom and Dad offer something priceless:...
Do 'In-App Purchases' Keep You Up at Night?

Do 'In-App Purchases' Keep You Up at Night?

Suren Ramasubbu  06.26.2014
Kids are drawn like fish to water to games, especially on tablets like the iPad, Galaxy Tab and Kindle Fire. So you make sure they have...
Sleep Deprivation: The Calm Before the Storm

Sleep Deprivation: The Calm Before the Storm

Anthie Zoumboulias  06.25.2014
Sleep is by far the most important and vital necessity we need to remain healthy and function properly as humans. This habit of being on...
Cyberbullying: We're Focusing on the Wrong Part of the Word

Cyberbullying: We're Focusing on the Wrong Part of the Word

Megan Egbert  06.24.2014
Instead of filtering content that our children can access, let's start filtering our own words, decisions and actions in their presence....
Put Down the iPhone: Top 10 Travel Toys That Don't Need a Charger

Put Down the iPhone: Top 10 Travel Toys That Don't Need a Charger

Cheapflights  06.24.2014
If you're searching for ways to let your child unplug on a trip, here are our 10 of the best travel toys on sale this summer -- that don't...
Unfriending the Joneses

Unfriending the Joneses

CT Working Moms  06.23.2014
Between the fundraisers, the soccer and T-ball games, the family celebrations and topping it off with Girl's Night Out, when do these people...
Human Being vs. Human Doing: Which One Are You?

Human Being vs. Human Doing: Which One Are You?

Joan E. Childs  06.19.2014
In my own practice, it has become clear to me that much of anxiety and depression is a result of loneliness and especially, human touch....
The Beauty of Device-Free Days

The Beauty of Device-Free Days

Janell Burley Hofmann  06.19.2014
As much as these days are a ritual designed to connect us, they too are a lesson in mindfulness. A reminder of the present moment, an inventory...
The Advantage of Digital Disconnection

The Advantage of Digital Disconnection

Peter Himmelman  06.18.2014
The smartphone has become as ubiquitous as any organ in the human body. And while I strongly believe that as a tool (it is perhaps the...
What If Life Was Like Summer Camp? The No Tech Agreement

What If Life Was Like Summer Camp? The No Tech Agreement

Beth Feldman  06.18.2014
Maybe it's time that we all start living in the moment. Take a tech break for a day, a week or even a month if you can.
Helping Kids Cope With a Community Kidnapping (And Other Adversities)

Helping Kids Cope With a Community Kidnapping (And Other Adversities)

Varda Epstein  06.17.2014
Life from their vantage point is still predictable, steady and under control. It's a comfort during this difficult time.
Why Summertime Shouldn't Mean More Screen Time

Why Summertime Shouldn't Mean More Screen Time

Diana Graber  06.17.2014
Staring down at your phone for the greater part of the day can't be good for anyone. Yet short of prying those devices from the hands of...
Google and YouTube: Stolen Lives Deserve More Than Flag Alerts

Google and YouTube: Stolen Lives Deserve More Than Flag Alerts

Sue Scheff  06.16.2014
Yes, Google has a responsibility to parents and the people to keep the cyber-world safer. Google is the number one search engine. We made...
The Third Metric: Managing Techno-Stress at Work

The Third Metric: Managing Techno-Stress at Work

Allison Heaps  06.16.2014
Building a gym and yoga studio, a common guise for companies claiming they support wellness programs is not enough. As most cynics argue,...