Parenting, Technology

These Are the Apps to Look For On Your Kid’s Phone

These days, parents face unique challenges well beyond what their own parents could have helped prepare them for. Today’s kids, unsurprisingly, push for independence and privacy as a normal part of growing up. But, their use of technology presents them with the chance to be more secretive than ever before. The locked doors and whispered […]

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Learning, Parenting

Go Beyond Streaming and Screens for Summer Entertainment

Even kids find themselves looking for entertainment beyond their devices after they’ve spent hours glued to them. And, unless schedules are packed so tight with camps, sports, and vacations, it’s easy for everyone in the family to find themselves wondering what to do with the unlimited free time. If it’s about that time when kids […]

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Family Fun, Technology

Get Grandparents Online For Face-To-Face Quality Time

Spending time with grandparents can be hard, especially when there are too many miles in between. With today’s increased reliance on technology, many people fear we may be losing the in-person interactions needed to understand one another. And, although the two generations have a lot of difference in understanding and using technology, it truly connects […]

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Movies & TV

Celebrate Heroines With Star Wars Forces of Destiny

Next month, Disney and Lucasfilm will be releasing Star Wars Forces of Destiny on Disney’s YouTube channel. The video shorts will celebrate and follow the heroines from one of the brands’ most infamous franchises. To top it off, Hasbro is launching toys, books, bedding, and apparel to go along with the series. It’s all in […]

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Family Fun, Technology

Plan Ahead for a Smooth Summer Road Trip

It’s that time of year when families pack up and hit the open road to create a few lasting memories. Unlike the good ol’ days of trying to find a license plate from each of the 50 states, or playing a (sometimes violent) round of Punch Buggy, today’s road trips tend to be a little […]

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Parenting, Technology

Have Peace of Mind While Your Kids Surf the Web

It’s hard to remember a time when the internet wasn’t a constant source of information, socialization, and entertainment. Unfortunately, the exciting digital world that society has grown to depend on also has a dark side that can seriously harm children. Cyberbullying, child luring, and inappropriate content are just a few of the dangers children face […]

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Landra, Technology

Helping Teens Engage With Technology in a Positive Way

For many years, we have been circling around this big question: Does technology affect teens? If so, in what ways? And, is technology more harmful or helpful to them? It’s safe to say that most teens are exposed to technology most of the day. It’s also safe to say that yes, technology does have both […]

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