Parenting

5 Things To Do With Kids Over Christmas Break

Every child looks forward to having time off school, but that leaves parents with the task of continually looking for ways to keep them busy. These activities are sure to be a hit around the holidays when looking for something to pass the time. Salt Dough Ornaments These nostalgic homemade ornaments are easy and fun […]

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Parenting, Technology

3 Screen Time Fears Debunked

As technology becomes more widespread both in and outside of homes, so does the discussion about screen time for children. Researchers, scientists, parents, and teachers have all contributed to the discussion, posing both its benefits and challenges. Sara DeWitt, a longtime team member of PBS Kids, has focused her work on, “harnessing the power of […]

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Technology

Don’t Go Tech Free This Thanksgiving

This week, families come together to give thanks, spread cheer, and likely, spend time with those they don’t see quite as often as they should. The reality around Thanksgiving is that it can be awkward, especially when old Aunt Mildred spends hours doting over the kids she’s been incessantly following through Facebook. Instead of sitting […]

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HoneyDo, Technology

Plan The Ultimate Date Night

It’s all set. You’ve got a date night picked out and a sitter for the kids. Everything is ready except how to spend this precious romantic time. Date nights don’t come around very often, so you want each one to be perfect. Luckily, there are some gadgets and apps to help you plan and enjoy […]

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Parenting

Don’t Let Your Kids Grow Up To Be Trolls

The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term troll is probably the popular toy of the nineties, fully equipped with colorful hair and a star in place of a belly button. Unfortunately, an internet troll isn’t quite so cute. Internet trolls have more in common with the unfriendly creatures of Scandinavian […]

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Learning, Parenting

5 Tips for Partnering With Your Child’s Teacher

Like parenting, educating children is an evolving practice. Children are constantly learning, whether it’s at home or in school, from books or behaviors. Teachers and parents each have their own practices and techniques, so, when it comes to teaching our children, how do we know what’s best? According to a survey published by the National […]

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Landra, Parenting

Let Teens Earn Their Independence

In one way or another we prepare for our children to leave the nest from their first breath. We love them and protect them, watch as they learn to do more and more on their own. As they enter their teens, their focus shifts away from the family and they begin to prioritize peer relationships. […]

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Parenting, Tech Products

5 Family Friendly GPS Tracking Devices

As autumn continues and Halloween approaches, many children and their families are preparing spooky costumes, buying candy for trick-or-treaters, and making plans for the big day. Whether it’s going out with a group of friends, or tagging along with another family, it can be difficult for parents not to worry about their children, especially when […]

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