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I Want To Look Up And 'See' The World, But I Can't Stop Staring At My Screen

Meral Barlas | Posted 10.08.2014 | Teen
Meral Barlas

We were raised and taught to socialize, not to stay on our phones all day. But in this day and age, when my friends and I get together, we end up spending as much (maybe more) time on our phones as we do socializing.

Increased Use of Smartphones Among Teens: What's a Parent to Do?

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 05.16.2013 | Parents
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

How many adults sleep with their smartphones next to their beds? Do you really want your teen to model your behavior? Hanging out with friends at the mall is one thing, but virtually hanging out 24/7 with a cellphone not only interferes with sleep, but intensifies peer pressure.

Our 5 Biggest Texting Pet Peeves. What Are Yours??

Posted 10.30.2012 | Teen

Hey, you! Yes, you! That person who responds to my carefully crafted novel about my day with a cold, careless "haha" -- or says "brb" only to disappea...

What Apps or Technology Products Are Cool Among High School Students Right Now?

Quora | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

These are my observations of my high school as of this writing. I say this because I think it is worth noting that, amongst the majority of the high school, this list tends to change vastly in a rather short amount of time.