Landra, Learning, Parenting

Money Management Tips for Teens

Few teenagers are fully prepared to handle the basics of money management as they enter adulthood. A shocking 60 percent of American teenagers don’t have the financial literacy skills to make a monthly budget and track spending. However, one in three high school seniors and over one in two college freshman have credit cards. Put these […]

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Movies & TV

5 Family Movies Coming To Netflix in April

Every month, Netflix says goodbye to loads of streaming movies and television and adds a slew of new options for subscribers. Here at FamilyTech, we take a look at the incoming films and pick five that look like a good fit for family viewing. And you know this already, but keep it age appropriate, just […]

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Technology

The Self-Driving Car Showdown, Google Vs. Uber

Carpool; it’s a rite of passage for every parent. The constant driving to and from school, soccer practice, and piano lessons is in and of itself a full-time job. Since most parents spend more time than they’d like in their car, a safe driverless car would be a gleefully accepted gift. Fortunately, for new and […]

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Parenting, Technology

Should Your Kid’s First Phone Be A Smartphone?

You know it’s time. You’ve been putting it off but can’t procrastinate any longer. You have to get a cell phone for your child. For the frugal parents reading this, it sounds painful. You probably already feel like you’re handing over an arm and a leg each month for your cellular bill, and adding another […]

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Parenting

5 Ways to Raise a STEM Lover

“I can’t help it; I suck at math!” If you’ve ever heard this phrase uttered in your household, you’re not alone. Children often develop negative opinions surrounding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects from an early age. This negativity typically stems from non-interactive classroom lessons and receiving poor grades. Fortunately, the classroom isn’t the […]

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Movies & TV

6 Family Movies Streaming on Hulu, Amazon Prime Instant Video

Hulu and Amazon Prime Instant Video have loads of streaming movies and original TV shows for subscribers. Here are six movies perfect for streaming with your family that just might stir up a bit of nostalgia.   Hulu Karate Kid (1984) Rating: PG IMDB Parent’s Guide Anyone who has ever seen Karate Kid can attest […]

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