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3 Keys to Raising a Compassionate Child

3 Keys to Raising a Compassionate Child

Lauren Stevens  11.13.2014
I remember, in vivid detail, lying on the couch, silently crying after having suffered my second miscarriage. My despair was momentarily...
Let's Disconnect to Connect this Holiday Season and Teach Kids the Value of Caring

Let's Disconnect to Connect this Holiday Season and Teach Kids the Value of Caring

Daniel Horgan  11.13.2014
While parents are consumed with their iPads and phones, their children are modeling their actions by being engrossed in games or listening...
Hold the Phone: What It's Like Not to Own a Cell Phone

Hold the Phone: What It's Like Not to Own a Cell Phone

Anna Fonté  11.12.2014
When people find out that I do not own a cellphone on purpose, they can move quickly from sympathy to scorn. I see it in their eyes: Suddenly,...
Why I'm Not Texting You Back Right Away (or At All)

Why I'm Not Texting You Back Right Away (or At All)

Ellen Huerta  11.12.2014
Finding that balance between the world in my hand and the world in front of me is hard, but I think it's a balance worth chasing. Just...
Navigating Relationships In A Digital World

Navigating Relationships In A Digital World

Ellie Burrows  11.10.2014
We are masters at digesting thoughts in 140-character sentences, stalking an ex lover, keeping up with the Ebola outbreak, scoring a Soul...
Why Parents Can't Be Dumb About Social Media

Why Parents Can't Be Dumb About Social Media

Dr. Wendy Rice  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

Mikah Meyer  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

Dr. Jodi Gold  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

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...