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Time to Redefine and De-Silo Online Safety Efforts

11. 9.2014
For the longest time the Internet safety community has been divided into three camps: child safety, privacy and security. But all of these...
Why Parents Can't Be Dumb About Social Media

Why Parents Can't Be Dumb About Social Media

11. 5.2014
Walking the fine line of respecting your child's online privacy while looking out for their well-being is a challenge that our parents...
Next Time, I'll Leave My Phone

Next Time, I'll Leave My Phone

11. 5.2014
On two separate occasions this past weekend, I purposely left my smartphone at home. While I admit the initial motivation came because...
How to Be a 'Screen-Smart' Parent

How to Be a 'Screen-Smart' Parent

11. 5.2014
To help our children manage technology as they grow, we need to look at digital technology as a series of developmental or digital milestones....
ADHD and Technology: Helping Our Children Reclaim Their Focus and Attention

ADHD and Technology: Helping Our Children Reclaim Their Focus and Attention

11. 5.2014
Immediate gratification is most certainly one of the reasons for a child or a teenager not being able to pay attention in school and it...
No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?! Jodi Unplugged -- Part 3

No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?! Jodi Unplugged -- Part 3

10.31.2014
We would all profit from learning how little technology we could get along with. We never know when the digital world will work against...
Putting Your Kids on a Healthy Media Diet

Putting Your Kids on a Healthy Media Diet

10.29.2014
There's an interesting article winding up in parent's e-mailboxes these days containing an unexpected implied message from late Apple founder...
Dear Tech: Let's Reevaluate Our Relationship

Dear Tech: Let's Reevaluate Our Relationship

10.29.2014
While certainly frustrating, this "time-out" did force me to reevaluate my relationship with tech. Frankly, it demands too much of my time...
Five Ways Tech Companies Can Be More Family Friendly

Five Ways Tech Companies Can Be More Family Friendly

10.29.2014
In honor of National Work and Family Month, the following are five suggestions for how tech companies can be more inclusive of workers...

Knowing Yourself: There's No App for That

10.28.2014
How will they engage in any self-reflection or inner mining if they're in a constant loop of Vine videos and Starbucks selfies?
School Should Also Be About Learning Through Play

School Should Also Be About Learning Through Play

10.28.2014
Creating opportunities for all children to learn, in a country as vast as the United States, is a unique challenge. One salient point...
5 Apps To Help You Cope With Anxiety

5 Apps To Help You Cope With Anxiety

Leigh Weingus  10.27.2014
Anyone familiar with feelings of worry, stress and anxiety knows that getting to a calm, peaceful place isn't always easy. As society becomes...
The Young and the Stressful: A True Story

The Young and the Stressful: A True Story

10.23.2014
Professional achievements still mean a lot to me. Success, however, is in the process of being re-defined. Prioritizing my well-being is...
A Close Look at the Online Spending Behavior of Children

A Close Look at the Online Spending Behavior of Children

10.23.2014
As consumers, it is up to us to teach our children to use, and not abuse, technology.