Parenting, Technology

The One Skill Your Kid Needs to Excel In Life: Coding

What do Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, Mark Zuckerberg, and Snoop Dogg all have in common? They have all used their celebrity status to promote the need for more computer programming education. Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, emphasized the universality of programming when he said, “Whether we’re fighting climate change or going to space, […]

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Parenting, Technology

5 Stress-Relieving Apps New Single Parents Should Download

Becoming a single parent can be like being dropped off in a foreign city with no money, no car, and no coffee. Blindfolded. Like parenting, single parenting doesn’t come with a handy instruction manual, and parents usually don’t have nine months to prepare for becoming single parents. The life of a single parent is challenging […]

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Parenting, Technology

3 Autism-Friendly Apps and Games

For many children with autism, technology is a welcome escape from the stresses of everyday life. Unfortunately, finding which apps work best for each child requires a lot of trial and error. While some apps and games can help to calm an overstimulated mind, others can cause too much excitement, resulting in a tantrum or […]

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Learning, Parenting

3 Ways ChoreMonster Helps Kids Learn To Manage Money

ChoreMonster is an excellent tool for making chores fun. But have you ever stopped to think about how it is preparing your children for their futures? Ok, that sounds too dramatic, but in all seriousness, some real building blocks are being put in place that can help down the road. Today, we give you three […]

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Online Safety, Parenting

Are Screens Affecting Your Kid’s Sleep?

Screens are everywhere. We use them to read, watch movies, relax, and connect with our families. We’re even starting to see screens being used in schools more than ever before. It’s easy to be inundated with screens when we use them for educational and recreational purposes, but it may be having a profound effect on […]

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Online Safety, Parenting

Are Your Kids Ready For Social Media?

If you have a kid growing up in today’s tech-obsessed world, chances are they’ve already asked you for a smartphone or at least permission to use one. According to a study conducted by Influence Central, nearly 64 percent of kids have access to the Internet via their own laptops or other wireless devices. This same […]

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