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Rita Wilson: 'Check Email. Not Too Much. Mostly Rest'

Rita Wilson: 'Check Email. Not Too Much. Mostly Rest'

Rita Wilson  07.14.2015
Check email. Not too much. Mostly rest.   Thank you, Michael Pollan, and your quote from "In Defense of Food," for inspiring...
The Extreme Measures I Took To Get Away From The Internet

The Extreme Measures I Took To Get Away From The Internet

Laura Munson  07.14.2015
The Internet is a writer's friend and a writer's enemy. It gives us community and support in an otherwise very solitary profession. It's...
12 Places Your Smartphone Doesn't Belong

12 Places Your Smartphone Doesn't Belong

Kate Bratskeir  07.13.2015
Nearly half of Americans say they "can't imagine" life without their mobiles. Our devices have become extensions of ourselves, and while...
The 5 Pieces Of Advice I'd Give About Screens If Parents Ever Asked

The 5 Pieces Of Advice I'd Give About Screens If Parents Ever Asked

Claire McCarthy, M.D.  07.13.2015
The explosion of tech and screens into the lives of children is outrageously obvious to me as a pediatrician.
Kids Now Prefer Playing With Smartphones To Dessert

Kids Now Prefer Playing With Smartphones To Dessert

Rebecca Adams  07.13.2015
Most kids these days are far exceeding the recommended maximum of two hours of screen time a day. But what do those stats really...
To Spare Kids From Device Dependency, Be an Unplugged Parent

To Spare Kids From Device Dependency, Be an Unplugged Parent

Van Winkle's  07.13.2015
It's easy to get hooked on devices. Parents must swoop in and cut their kids off. Brody cites Harvard public health experts who say that...
Why This Stanford Professor Bans Laptops From His Classroom

Why This Stanford Professor Bans Laptops From His Classroom

Alena Hall  07.13.2015
  It goes without saying that technology has transformed the way we learn, from how we receive information to the ways in...
Is Your Child Ready For A Smartphone? How To Tell

Is Your Child Ready For A Smartphone? How To Tell

Leigh Weingus  07.13.2015
Wondering if it's time give your son or daughter a smartphone? We don't blame you. It only makes sense that you'd want that kind of 24/7...
Turn Off The Notifications On Your Phone. They're Ruining Your Life!

Turn Off The Notifications On Your Phone. They're Ruining Your Life!

Emily Peck  07.13.2015
You know that texting or talking on your cell phone while driving or walking is dangerously distracting, but new research finds that simply...
Many Kids Feel 'Unimportant' When Parents Are Distracted By Smartphones, Survey Says

Many Kids Feel 'Unimportant' When Parents Are Distracted By Smartphones, Survey Says

Caroline Bologna  07.13.2015
  While limiting their children's screen time, parents may also want to consider being mindful of their own habits when it comes...
Fireside, Unplugged: My Week Off The Grid

Fireside, Unplugged: My Week Off The Grid

Lisa Shanahan  07.13.2015
While we sat by the fire that night, I thought about how our Twitter and Facebook feeds were trapped in their digital prison all day, and...
How Modern Technology Is Keeping Families Overseas Connected

How Modern Technology Is Keeping Families Overseas Connected

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher  07.13.2015
Many people still feel that if they retire abroad, they'll end up somewhere in the back of beyond, without connection to their loved ones...
16 Signs You Really Need To Put That Phone Down Right Now

16 Signs You Really Need To Put That Phone Down Right Now

Alena Hall  07.10.2015
Chances are, you spend most of your waking moments (and even some of your unconscious ones) tethered to your smartphone. You might even...
16 Tweets That Totally Explain How Kids Relate To Technology Today

16 Tweets That Totally Explain How Kids Relate To Technology Today

Hollis Miller  07.10.2015
 Raising kids in today's digital world can be a challenging experience. On the one hand, kids are hopelessly lost when it comes to...