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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Learning, Parenting

Easy Ways to Tackle Spring Cleaning

Spring season brings open windows, sunshine, warm days, and clean houses. What would be a daunting task to most is made easier by the use of technology. From tidying up the closets to cleaning out the shed, luckily there is an app for that. HoneyDo, Mothershp, ChoreMonster, Landra Of course. Get your significant other to […]

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Family Fun, Movies & TV

How Your Family Can Finally Become Cord Cutters

Cutting the cord. It’s a flashy phrase that you hear quite often. And while it’s nothing new for many, there are still over 80 million subscribers to traditional cable television. But that number is shrinking fast as new services are launched, and more channels are added to those services. And this week, it was announced […]

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Family Fun, Learning

5 STEM Activities For Kids This Spring

Keeping in tune with the hottest topics in the news would mean that STEM has crossed your path more than a time or two lately. Instead of frantically searching the internet for things to do with kids this Spring, stop here and feel good about that fact that they’ll be learning, playing, and getting their […]

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Movies & TV

Wreck It Ralph Returns!

In 2012, Disney leveled-up with the debut of Wreck-It-Ralph, the arcade game character voiced by John C. Reilly. The film was a huge success, garnering an Oscar nomination and appealing to kids and their video-game rooted parents. And now, six years later, the follow-up if finally ready. The sequel, Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph […]

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Movies & TV

Family Movies Coming To Netflix & Hulu in March 2018

Every month, streaming services like Netflix and Hulu add a slew 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 […]

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Parenting

Plan Your Best Spring Break With These Easy Steps

Vacation and Spring Break planning is well underway for some households. However, if you’re among the many Americans who have yet to plan your getaway, you’re not alone.   While a select few may pride themselves on their itinerary-making abilities, the vast majority of us cringe at the thought of planning a vacation. Of course, […]

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Family Fun

Three Classic Board Games For Family Night

It’s easy to get distracted by the latest, flashiest new game. But there’s a reason that some games are still being purchased and played by new generations. Makers of toy and board games since the 1920’s, Pressman Games knows a thing or two about staying power, and here are a few of the classics you […]

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