Technology

Teens Choosing to Break Up With Social Media

It’s not surprising that rapidly texting in group chats, uploading disappearing videos, and constantly updating social media profiles comes more naturally to today’s teenager than riding a bike. They’ve been raised with devices in hand and it’s a part of their generation’s make up. So, when a 2016 study of 790 teenagers found that nearly […]

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Tech Products

7 Toys to Help Celebrate the 4th of July

With the Fourth of July falling on a weekday this year, a lot of families might have even longer celebrations planned than what is typical for a holiday weekend. Since Amazon offers the awesome option of free two-day shipping (for Prime members), you can still stock up on goodies to make this year’s Independence Day […]

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Tech Products, Tech Tool Of The Month

Tech Tool of the Month: Echo Show

This year’s craze of at-home voice assistants has leaped to a whole new level. We recommended this product as a good IOU for Dad on Father’s Day, and now the wait is finally over. Yesterday, Amazon debuted our Tech Tool of the Month: Echo Show, a version of Alexa that is enhanced with video to […]

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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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