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

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

Dr. Larry Rosen  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

Jodi B. Katzman  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

Mark Bertin, M.D.  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

Diana Graber  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

Kelli Newman  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

Marsha Lebedev Bernstein  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

Rebecca Jackson  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

Amy Alabaster  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

Suren Ramasubbu  10.23.2014
As consumers, it is up to us to teach our children to use, and not abuse, technology.
Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Diane Primo  10.22.2014
I am shocked--shocked--that Monica Lewinsky considers the Internet the major contributor to her ruined reputation; shocked that she considered...
The 6 Steps To Good Digital Parenting

The 6 Steps To Good Digital Parenting

Stephen Balkam  10.22.2014
This is probably the first technological era in human history where the kids are leading the adults. It is very humbling to have a 7-year-old...
The Learning Habit Challenge!

The Learning Habit Challenge!

Rebecca Jackson  10.21.2014
We can all get stuck in familiar routines that are nonproductive, simply because they are repeated, day after day. So, after repeatedly...
Why My Kids Need to Watch More TV

Why My Kids Need to Watch More TV

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh  10.21.2014
For the duration of their little lives, my children have watched videos on Netflix and Amazon. They have never had to sit through TV commercials....