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'School Is Out and My Kids Just Want to Watch TV!'

'School Is Out and My Kids Just Want to Watch TV!'

Susan Stiffelman  06. 3.2014
I've said it before and I'll no doubt say it many times again: You cannot hope to parent effectively if you are afraid of upsetting your...
Life Before Email and Social Media

Life Before Email and Social Media

Kate Gale  06. 2.2014
What have we gained? Speed of communication. And for this generation, speed is everything. What have we lost? Closeness, voice contact,...
Let It Go

Let It Go

Amy Turner  06. 2.2014
Some days, it feels like our online identities are creating us. I'm evaluating my choices twice as often. There is no clean slate. With...
10 Little Ways Everyone Can Change The World

10 Little Ways Everyone Can Change The World

Rainesford Alexandra  06. 1.2014
What's the thing that lingers on your heart -- that you just can't stop daydreaming about? Do the thing you would do if you could do anything....
Screen-Free Week 2014: Look What's Possible!

Screen-Free Week 2014: Look What's Possible!

Susan Linn  05.30.2014
Ever wonder what kids would do with that time if they powered down? On May 5-11, thousands of children around the world took a break from...
Are You a Narcissist If You Take Selfies?

Are You a Narcissist If You Take Selfies?

Melissa Schenker  05.29.2014
Calling everyone who takes selfies out as "narcissist" is like accusing everyone who wears black of being a punk. It's an over-generalization...
My Life As A 'Blogger Boyfriend'

My Life As A 'Blogger Boyfriend'

Stephen Mariani  05.28.2014
"Hold on, babe, let me just choose a filter real quick." My girlfriend said this to me the other night as I was trying to tell her about...
3 Things Clash of Clans Taught Me About Being a Dad

3 Things Clash of Clans Taught Me About Being a Dad

Ian Lendler  05.27.2014
When my son goes to sleep, I log onto his game and fix his mistakes. Let me state right now that I'm not proud of this. But I feel compelled...
See Ya, Facebook

See Ya, Facebook

Jesse Michener  05.27.2014
The endless scrolling, the incessant search for something new, the countless clicks and tangents that filled my spare and not-so-spare...
What Not To Do At Your Kid's End Of The Year Performance

What Not To Do At Your Kid's End Of The Year Performance

Glennon Melton  05.27.2014
We want the power to freeze time and we get these devices and we think they are the answer. But they aren't. You can't freeze time. Not...
Without WiFi, Life Would End (aka Teen Internet Addiction)

Without WiFi, Life Would End (aka Teen Internet Addiction)

Russ Warner  05.22.2014
The Internet is just like the world. It can be wonderful and amazing or frightening and terrible. Each person must choose the path to take....
This Is Your Brain On Mobile

This Is Your Brain On Mobile

Jeremy Vandehey  05.22.2014
An Apple a day keeps the doctor away. An Apple every 20 seconds... well... that's too many f*cking Apples.
To Spy or Not to Spy on Our Digital Kids

To Spy or Not to Spy on Our Digital Kids

Diana Graber  05.22.2014
In a perfect world, kids would come fully-equipped with the cognitive capacities to make wise decisions online, starting from the moment...
Are Opportunity Costs the Real Danger of Technology?

Are Opportunity Costs the Real Danger of Technology?

Dr. Jim Taylor  05.21.2014
I believe that technology is inherently neither good nor bad. But neutral does not mean it is benign. As with most things in life, technology...