Technology

5 Podcasts Your Kids Will Love

Late last year we asked the question; Why Aren’t Your Kids Listening To Podcasts? Well, the question remains if that didn’t nudge you into the world of audio learning and entertainment. But if you are a regular listener, or just need to get started with a few suggestions, here are some of our favorites for […]

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Technology

6 Outdoor Smart Products You Need This Spring

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to get outside. Your yard needs attention, and you might as well look for some smart options the next time you go shopping. Here are a few options to consider this year as you get ready for your next weekend full of yardwork. Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller If you’re […]

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Books & Reading

5 Great Kindle Book Suggestions for Kids

We made some Kindle book suggestions back in January, and it was such a big hit, we decided to go searching again for some more recommendations. Fortunately, there is no¬†shortage of reading material out there for kids, and especially for kids with electronic devices geared towards reading like the Kindle Fire. Here are five books […]

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Technology

What You Need To Know About IMAX VR

Technology continues to move at a pace that makes keeping up more complicated by the day. And one arena that is growing at a fervent pace is the world of Virtual Reality. You probably know this, because VR advertising went mainstream during the 2016 holiday season. And now, with VR headsets like the Oculus Rift […]

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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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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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Family Fun

5 Great Family Night At Home Ideas

As we finally step into Spring officially this week, we thought it would be a good time to think about some new family night ideas. But family night can get expensive fast, especially with households of 5 or more. So how about some ideas that are plenty of fun, but don’t require you to leave […]

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