Family Fun, Technology

Family Friendly Apps For Your Next Game Night

Game night is a perfect opportunity for busy families to sit down and spend quality time together. Whether you’re looking for a new game to play on vacation or need to spruce up your normal game night routine, these apps will do the trick. From bookworms to music aficionados, there’s an app for every family. […]

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Tech Tool Of The Month

Tech Tool of the Month: Nima Peanut Sensor

We don’t need to tell you how dangerous peanut allergies have become. Even if none of your kids are allergic, you’ve undoubtedly become increasingly aware of how this allergy is affecting more and more children. Between 2010 and 2016, visits to the emergency room for peanut-related anaphylaxis in children climbed to 150 percent according to […]

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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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Movies & TV, Technology

FamilyTech Movie Review: Ready Player One

Introduction Ready Player One is a film adapted from a book by Ernest Cline. The book centers around Wade Watts, also known as Parzival: a teenager in Columbus, Ohio obsessed with virtual reality and The Oasis. In fact, people spend the majority of their time escaping the 2045 dystopia by putting on goggles and entering […]

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Movies & TV

Family Movies Coming To Netflix in April 2018

Every month, streaming services like Netflix add a bunch of new movie options for subscribers. Here at FamilyTech, we take a look at the incoming films and pick some that look like a good fit for family viewing. And you know this already, but keep it age appropriate, just like you would with the chores […]

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