Technology

Pet Chores Get an Upgrade With These 5 Gadgets

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about new chores for kids to take on. When it comes to teaching kids the benefits of taking care of others and being responsible, pets are a great place to start. While labor intensive chores might be typical in the warmer months, sometimes it […]

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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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Online Safety, Technology

Do You Still Trust Facebook?

You’ve probably seen and heard quite a bit about the scandal surrounding Facebook this week. The social media giant has been embroiled in a controversy when it was reported that Cambridge Analytics, a data firm used by the Trump campaign in the 2016 election, secretly harvested personal data from 50 million Facebook users. For a […]

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Family Fun, Technology

6 Ways to Save Money on Spring Break

Many families look forward to Spring Break for a quick family trip before the school year comes to an end. As many prepare for stay-cations, road trips, or international adventure, these apps and websites will help keep cash in everyone’s pockets. HotelTonight HotelTonight is a website and app that offers last minute deals on hotel […]

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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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