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Facebook: Deeper Than You Think

Facebook: Deeper Than You Think

Suzette Standring  08.11.2014
I believe Facebook sharing often reveals the individual nature of goodness and hope, the antidote to destruction or how close we come to...
How to Conquer 'Inboxitis' (and Enjoy the Rest of Summer)

How to Conquer 'Inboxitis' (and Enjoy the Rest of Summer)

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.  08. 5.2014
I was finding myself preoccupied with checking my phone at all hours of the waking day. Since I believe in the power of the mind and one's...
5 Apps and Sites to Escape Brain Drain and Get Kids Ramped Up for Back-to-School

5 Apps and Sites to Escape Brain Drain and Get Kids Ramped Up for Back-to-School

Mishri Bhatia  08. 4.2014
Here are five apps and websites to help parents get their elementary schoolers up to speed on a variety of subjects -- including Math,...
Facing the Facebook Blues

Facing the Facebook Blues

Sara Eckel  08. 4.2014
Facebook has helped many people reconnect with long-lost friends and stay in the orbit of people we've just met. But as many others have...
Why 'Friends Forever' Is False Advertising

Why 'Friends Forever' Is False Advertising

Unwritten  08. 4.2014
Perhaps we were all a bit hasty with the phrase we coined at primary school -- friends forever -- more often than not it's a promise both...
5 Things I Learned About Life on My First Backpacking Trip

5 Things I Learned About Life on My First Backpacking Trip

Kathleen Buckstaff  08. 4.2014
For three days, I didn't brush my hair, I didn't wear makeup and I wore the same pants. Pee splattered on my ankles, and my nails were...
The Real Point Of Going Off The Grid

The Real Point Of Going Off The Grid

Kristen Noel  08. 2.2014
It was time to unplug -- and not because I was guilted or shamed into it, but rather because it was time to seize another opportunity....
Hang Up the Phone!

Hang Up the Phone!

Donna Jean Freberg  07.31.2014
Put your phone down and pay attention, life is passing us by every second we choose not to. Maybe there is a new adage brewing for our...
7 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Happier

7 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Happier

Leigh Weingus  07.31.2014
Smartphones get a pretty bad rap, and not without reason. We tap away at our phones instead of talking to our friends, sleep with them...
Why Parents Shouldn't Be Concerned About Their Children's Texting

Why Parents Shouldn't Be Concerned About Their Children's Texting

Christopher A. Brown  07.29.2014
My assumption had been that when children use incorrectly spelled words, poor grammar, change the way words look in print, and substitute...
My Worst Fear About My Tween Daughter And The Internet

My Worst Fear About My Tween Daughter And The Internet

Cindy Brandt  07.28.2014
I don't know when she'll stumble upon the first disturbing image or watch a commercial objectifying bodies like her own developing self....
5 Tips That Will Change the Way You Parent Your Children

5 Tips That Will Change the Way You Parent Your Children

Kathie Holmes  07.28.2014
When you rush from place to place, you tend to forget that you are actually raising children, not just keeping them busy and meeting deadlines....
Keep It in Your Pants

Keep It in Your Pants

Cat Greenleaf  07.28.2014
A friend told me that back in the early aughts, it was customary for talent agents to whip out their cell phones during meetings to show...
Let's Stop Persecuting 'Auschwitz Selfie Girl' for Smiling at a Camera

Let's Stop Persecuting 'Auschwitz Selfie Girl' for Smiling at a Camera

Larry Magid  07.25.2014
If I saw her partying at the site or trying to diminish the horror and historical importance of what happened there, I would think she...