Parenting

Are You An Obsessive Parent?

When it comes to parenting, we all want to do better. Even the most confident Moms and Dads out there can admit that they don’t feel like they measure up in some areas. Of course, there are some that parent on the extremes. These are the helicopter parents or even the parent’s whose entire existence […]

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Technology

Smartboards, Podcasts, Blogs and More Take Over the Classroom

The 21st century is a breakthrough age for technology. Children as young as three are learning to use their parents smartphones and tablets. Online tools are replacing textbooks and students can research just about anything on a smartphone that is carried in their pocket. The impact of technology in today’s world is quite significant. Using […]

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Technology

3 Positive Cognitive Effects of Technology

It is human nature to resist change. Every major technological advancement in human history has brought with it societal change. The industrial revolution prompted large populations to congregate in city centers, while improved telecommunication technology-enabled remote collaboration. There is no denying that technology brings about change that humans resist through their emphasis on negative impacts […]

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Technology

Tech and Music for Tweens/Teens

Streaming music has become increasingly popular throughout the years with more teens streaming music over listening to FM radio. Many people have started using streaming services for the sole reason of free music. Did you know, it’s teenagers that predominantly back the streaming industry? The average teenager listens to audio music for up to 4 […]

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Books & Reading, Tech Tool Of The Month

Tech Tool Of The Month: Epic!

One of the most important aspects of your child’s education is reading. Encouraging your kids to read opens up a world of adventures and is a tool they will use for the rest of their lives. And since most kids are using a tablet or smartphone already, it’s great to integrate reading with those devices. […]

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Parenting, Technology

Parenting in the Age of Tech Criticism

Different viewpoints. It seems like a simple enough concept. It’s something parents introduce to children early on and then spend a lifetime trying to explain. Even to themselves. Not everyone agrees. That doesn’t mean one person is wrong and one is right. That also doesn’t mean that someone should be criticized for their viewpoint. No […]

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Parenting, Technology

3 Ways To Connect With Your Teen On Social Media

Do you have a better relationship with your teenager’s answering machine than with them? Gone are the days where people would call one another on landlines and have long, uninterrupted conversations. Welcome to 2017, where there is constant multitasking, and everyone has short, abrupt text conversations more often than human interactions. What’s a family to […]

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