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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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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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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Education, Family Fun, Technology

Bond With Your Kids Over New Technology

Parents who have recently acquired an iPad, iPhone, or other modern tech might feel a bit overwhelmed with setting it up and using it. Learning new technology can be challenging. With so many options and specific lingo associated with every new device, it can be confusing. However, anyone at any age can learn to use […]

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Technology

5 Takeaways for Families From E3 2017

If you don’t already know what E3 is, here’s a quick summary: It’s the premier event for computer, video and mobile games, and related products. It showcases never-before-seen products and highlights leading-edge companies, and groundbreaking new technologies. This year’s E3 ended just yesterday and here are some of the coolest things to come out of […]

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