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The Moment You Need To Break Up With Your 'Texters'

The Moment You Need To Break Up With Your 'Texters'

03.26.2014
While we were "just friends," I'd seen names of girls flash on the screen and he'd turn his phone over the same way I would when one of...
Tuned In And Turned Off

Tuned In And Turned Off

03.26.2014
While technological advances, such as online dating, are responsible for creating many relationships, technology does not necessarily impact...
When Should You Buy Your Child A Smartphone?

When Should You Buy Your Child A Smartphone?

03.25.2014
In every child’s life there are certain indelible rites of passage. Her first bike. Her first baseball mitt or roller skates or guitar....
Making Art? Getting Healthy? There Are Kids' Apps for That -- and More

Making Art? Getting Healthy? There Are Kids' Apps for That -- and More

03.24.2014
There's a seemingly endless supply of apps for practicing math, vocabulary, grammar and other traditional school subjects. But you may...
There Are No More Tables for Two

There Are No More Tables for Two

03.24.2014
These days, when couples go out to eat together, the first thing they do is pull out their devices, if they are not already in their clutches,...
Teens, Drugs and the Internet: The Perfect Storm

Teens, Drugs and the Internet: The Perfect Storm

03.21.2014
It's nothing new that teens put peers' input above that of their parents. But what has changed? The input comes not just from classmates...
Knowing When to Say TTYL8R as We Navigate the World of Digital Communication

Knowing When to Say TTYL8R as We Navigate the World of Digital Communication

03.21.2014
Be it through modern or old-fashioned communication methods, we are all trying to provide information, convey empathy, express love, longing...
My Facebook Faux Pas

My Facebook Faux Pas

03.21.2014
My husband Jon and I are only 12 years apart in age (I'm 52, he's 40), yet we are from profoundly different generations, with very different...
The World Our Children Will Never Know

The World Our Children Will Never Know

03.20.2014
I look back on the world I grew up in, and no matter how much I explain or try to show my children what it was like, I realize that they...
There Is Absolutely A Point To Unplugging

There Is Absolutely A Point To Unplugging

03.20.2014
It's my belief that the point of "unplugging movement" isn't to completely tear us away from our devices -- in fact, it's quite the opposite....
Still No Evidence That Touch Screens Are Good for Babies

Still No Evidence That Touch Screens Are Good for Babies

03.19.2014
Dimitri Christakis, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations to discourage screen time for children under 2, has...
Electronics and Anxiety: A Family Affair

Electronics and Anxiety: A Family Affair

03.19.2014
While we typically feel compelled to respond to the constant barrage of emails, texts, calls, etc., we are not connecting in a meaningful...
Keeping Your Family 'Brain Healthy' in an Always Connected World

Keeping Your Family 'Brain Healthy' in an Always Connected World

03.19.2014
There is now ample evidence that technology and our busy lives overly stimulate our brains. And most family members are immersed in technology...
Kids' Screen Time May Affect Their Well-Being

Kids' Screen Time May Affect Their Well-Being

03.18.2014
By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 03/17/2014 05:26 PM EDT on LiveScience The amount of time kids spend watching TV or...