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The Most Disturbing YouTube Videos (And What to Do About Them)

The Most Disturbing YouTube Videos (And What to Do About Them)

Common Sense Media  04.21.2015
If your kid has watched fight videos, avoid blaming or shaming. Curiosity, vicarious thrills, fascination and pure entertainment value...
Does Technology Impact a Child's Emotional Intelligence?

Does Technology Impact a Child's Emotional Intelligence?

Suren Ramasubbu  04.20.2015
It seems that technology does not bode particularly well for Emotional Intelligence. That however, does not demonize technology.
10 Strategies to Help Kids Use Smartphones Wisely And Prevent Cyberbullying

10 Strategies to Help Kids Use Smartphones Wisely And Prevent Cyberbullying

Signe Whitson  04.17.2015
Help your young person understand that this gift of a smartphone is qualitatively different than presents of the past. A smartphone is...
The Allure of Technology for Young Learners

The Allure of Technology for Young Learners

Dr. Rebecca Palacios  04.16.2015
Children need a balance of activities, including lots of physical play and movement, non-screen-based learning and reading; and healthy...
Why Don't Parents Care About Online Safety?

Why Don't Parents Care About Online Safety?

Diana Graber  04.15.2015
How is it that a society so protective of children offline has left them largely unsupervised online? On this virtual playground, where...
The Day I Stopped Being A Zombie Parent!

The Day I Stopped Being A Zombie Parent!

Eleni Makedonas  04.13.2015
Maybe it's time we put the cameras away and allow the picture to develop in our minds instead of on a memory card
9 Cell Phone Rules to Share with Your Sitter

9 Cell Phone Rules to Share with Your Sitter

Lynn Perkins  04.10.2015
Determine your policy on your sitter taking photos or videos of your kids and set rules around sharing them on social media. Would you...
Google!  Stop Sneaking Ads to Kids Through Your YouTube Kids App!

Google! Stop Sneaking Ads to Kids Through Your YouTube Kids App!

Nell Minow  04. 9.2015
Family-friendly is more than avoiding bad words, nudity, and violence. When it comes to children, who have not yet been taught how to know...
5 Tips for Imperfect Success

5 Tips for Imperfect Success

Rebekah Bastian  04. 7.2015
While I feel a bit self-conscious claiming to have my act together enough to give advice to others, I have come up with a list of guiding...
Have You Lost Your Child to a Smartphone?

Have You Lost Your Child to a Smartphone?

Nancy Colier  04. 7.2015
I write a lot about personal technology and invariably, every time I do, I receive a similar comment in return. The comment, boiled down,...
What Parents Can Learn About the Internet From Kim Kardashian

What Parents Can Learn About the Internet From Kim Kardashian

Dr. Jodi Gold  04. 7.2015
Children take their cues from their parents' behavior and reactions. Parents' fear of too much screen time is valid, but outdated and not...
Teenagers and the Internet

Teenagers and the Internet

Suren Ramasubbu  04. 7.2015
The increased presence of youth online has raised serious concerns about the safety of Internet and social media use.
10 Ways To Make Positive Life Changes

10 Ways To Make Positive Life Changes

James Van Praagh  04. 5.2015
Spring brings with it a sense of renewal, and I've found it's the perfect time to reinvent your self. Shake off those winter cobwebs and...
Digital Detox: A Three-Step Program

Digital Detox: A Three-Step Program

Rose Caiola  04. 2.2015
Without my cellphones (Yes, I have two!) I felt a little lost and disconnected from the things that mattered. But eventually I connected...