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Your Preschooler Is Probably Better With An iPad Than You Are, Says Science

Your Preschooler Is Probably Better With An iPad Than You Are, Says Science

Emily Thomas  06.30.2014
So you think you're more tech-savvy than a preschooler? Think again. When it comes to figuring out how new gadgets operate, kids may...
Selfie Psychology: Is There an Age Expiration Date for This New Trend?

Selfie Psychology: Is There an Age Expiration Date for This New Trend?

06.30.2014
There is a pleasurable and spontaneous quality about selfies. It can reflect an intimate yet idealized image of one's self. It is an image...
5 Things to Help Millennials Take Back Their Lives

5 Things to Help Millennials Take Back Their Lives

06.27.2014
What is it about millennials that makes us constantly forge happiness? I have faith in my generation. If we believe that we can break free...
Hang Up the Phone and Camp

Hang Up the Phone and Camp

06.27.2014
These little one week and two week intervals in which a child gets to operate wholly independently of Mom and Dad offer something priceless:...
Do 'In-App Purchases' Keep You Up at Night?

Do 'In-App Purchases' Keep You Up at Night?

06.26.2014
Kids are drawn like fish to water to games, especially on tablets like the iPad, Galaxy Tab and Kindle Fire. So you make sure they have...
Sleep Deprivation: The Calm Before the Storm

Sleep Deprivation: The Calm Before the Storm

06.25.2014
Sleep is by far the most important and vital necessity we need to remain healthy and function properly as humans. This habit of being on...
Cyberbullying: We're Focusing on the Wrong Part of the Word

Cyberbullying: We're Focusing on the Wrong Part of the Word

06.24.2014
Instead of filtering content that our children can access, let's start filtering our own words, decisions and actions in their presence....
Put Down the iPhone: Top 10 Travel Toys That Don't Need a Charger

Put Down the iPhone: Top 10 Travel Toys That Don't Need a Charger

06.24.2014
If you're searching for ways to let your child unplug on a trip, here are our 10 of the best travel toys on sale this summer -- that don't...
Unfriending the Joneses

Unfriending the Joneses

06.23.2014
Between the fundraisers, the soccer and T-ball games, the family celebrations and topping it off with Girl's Night Out, when do these people...
Human Being vs. Human Doing: Which One Are You?

Human Being vs. Human Doing: Which One Are You?

06.19.2014
In my own practice, it has become clear to me that much of anxiety and depression is a result of loneliness and especially, human touch....
The Beauty of Device-Free Days

The Beauty of Device-Free Days

06.19.2014
As much as these days are a ritual designed to connect us, they too are a lesson in mindfulness. A reminder of the present moment, an inventory...
The Advantage of Digital Disconnection

The Advantage of Digital Disconnection

06.18.2014
The smartphone has become as ubiquitous as any organ in the human body. And while I strongly believe that as a tool (it is perhaps the...
What If Life Was Like Summer Camp? The No Tech Agreement

What If Life Was Like Summer Camp? The No Tech Agreement

06.18.2014
Maybe it's time that we all start living in the moment. Take a tech break for a day, a week or even a month if you can.
Helping Kids Cope With a Community Kidnapping (And Other Adversities)

Helping Kids Cope With a Community Kidnapping (And Other Adversities)

06.17.2014
Life from their vantage point is still predictable, steady and under control. It's a comfort during this difficult time.