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The Curious George Dilemma

The Curious George Dilemma

Susan Linn  02.17.2015
Your son may fuss at first, but if you're worried that he can't tear himself away or that he struggles a lot when it's time to stop, you...
Confessions of a Literary Addiction

Confessions of a Literary Addiction

Rachel Verlik  02. 9.2015
I'm comfortable admitting I'm addicted to reading. I would spend my last dollar on a book, and I have no shame admitting that. I love all...
Parenting in the Digital Era

Parenting in the Digital Era

Suren Ramasubbu  02. 6.2015
As James Baldwin said, "Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." If...
This Is How Pictures Are Stealing My Memories

This Is How Pictures Are Stealing My Memories

Jennifer Bly  02. 5.2015
"Mommy, do you want to dry the dishes?" my oldest daughter asked. "Not right now," I responded, "I'm taking some pictures." Stop. The....
Who Else Wants Their Kids To Have Real Self-Confidence?

Who Else Wants Their Kids To Have Real Self-Confidence?

Lola Reed  02. 4.2015
Showing our children how to be their own best friends is not necessarily easy, but it's definitely worth teaching by living it ourselves....
I Come Here For Answers Too

I Come Here For Answers Too

Janell Burley Hofmann  01.30.2015
She's looking at the water and sand, the rocks and trees. She's feeling her divine place. She begs to know what I believe. It's no mystery...
This Is How Insanely Obsessed We Are With Our Smartphones

This Is How Insanely Obsessed We Are With Our Smartphones

Ron Dicker  01.30.2015
If only this cartoon about smartphone obsession weren't so real. "Mr. Selfie" is here to show us that life is passing us by as we fixate...
An Open Letter To Apple From Parents Everywhere

An Open Letter To Apple From Parents Everywhere

Tammy Kahn Fennell  01.29.2015
We want to use your products, we just don't want our children to keep losing them... because looking for something nearly as thin as a...
What Happened to My Son's Memory?

What Happened to My Son's Memory?

Rebecca Jackson  01.29.2015
I'm mid-conversation with my 15-year-old, and he's filling me in on the happenings of his day. They chose pseudonyms in French class. His...
What Would Steve Jobs Do?

What Would Steve Jobs Do?

Lola Reed  01.28.2015
If we're frustrated with not getting our kids' full attention -- much less eye contact from them -- we need to own up to what we're modeling...
What Happened to My Son's Memory? Science Explains Phenomena Affecting Digital Natives

What Happened to My Son's Memory? Science Explains Phenomena Affecting Digital Natives

Rebecca Jackson  01.26.2015
As a parenting expert and author, I'm fortunate enough to work with some of the premiere universities and hospitals currently conducting...
Our Illusion of Connectivity

Our Illusion of Connectivity

Lara M. Gardner  01.23.2015
Just like the teams that make families in catalogs look just a little too perfect. Just like Photoshop. It's all an illusion. I don't think...
Responding to the President's Call for Student Privacy

Responding to the President's Call for Student Privacy

Sara Kloek  01.21.2015
Privacy is important but so is helping kids develop new skills, learn about the world, and have fun. When it comes to apps, a little knowledge...
New Surveys: Grown-Ups Love Social Media and Cyberbullying Top Concern for Parents

New Surveys: Grown-Ups Love Social Media and Cyberbullying Top Concern for Parents

Sue Scheff  01.21.2015
In reviewing both of these studies, I found it interesting that more grown-ups (parents) are now using social media and yet some are not...