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What Devices Can't Teach Our Children

The New York Times | Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents

I recently watched my sister perform an act of magic. We were sitting in a restaurant, trying to have a conversation, but her children, 4-year-old ...

Preschoolers Can Learn Great Things From TV

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 04.20.2013 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

When my first son was born six years ago, we had one television and one computer. Today, we have a smartphone, an iPad, a computer and a television. The screen choices continue to grow, and some of the stuff out there designed to delight our children is awesome. But not all of it.

Welcome To Filterhood

Ryan Johnson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Parents
Ryan Johnson

Welcome to modern fatherhood, where changing dirty diapers is the least of your concerns. You are up for a battle against media -- a Daddy David against a media Goliath that is not only funnier but a whole lot cooler.

The Most Important Lesson To Teach Kids About Technology

NetFamilyNews.org | Posted 02.01.2013 | Parents

This is a sidebar to my post about EduCon 2.5, held at the end of each January in Philadelphia at the Science Leadership Academy. Author, entrepren...

Why I Deleted All The Apps On My Phone

Carla Naumburg | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents
Carla Naumburg

My name is Carla. I am the mother of two young daughters and I am addicted to my iPhone.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Photoshop

Common Sense Media | Posted 07.24.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Kids who see unrealistic bodies or faces or clothing -- especially on folks they admire -- can feel inadequate. Here's how to pull back the curtain on Photoshopped images.