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How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

Tech Treats for New Parents

Are you an expectant mom preparing for the birth of your eagerly anticipated child? Or are you a protective partner stressing over the arrival of your …

Interactive Educational iOS Apps for Toddlers

Are you a busy parent who occasionally allows your child playtime on your smartphone in order to get work done?  Do you feel guilty that you …

10 Online Tools for Kids to Improve Writing Skills

Children’s creativity is endless. Little ones are able to imagine things that go beyond expectations. If kids engage in writing from an early age, they will be able to …

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

All parents know that keeping up with children can be difficult and exhausting. From the minute they wake up until their head hits the pillow at …

6 Things to Consider When Monitoring Your Family’s Screen Time

  Kids today spend much of their time in front of a screen, be it a TV, computer, smartphone, or iPad.  Technology has many positive uses and …

Teen Cyberfights

I was looking over my 13 year old son’s shoulder the other day (or, as they say in teen cyberlanguage “POS” for Parent Over Shoulder) …

Teenagers and Personal Security Online

In some ways, the internet is safer than “real life” socializing – after all, your teen is not outside on the street after dark; he …

Simple Steps to Protect Kids Against Media Influence

Children and adolescents spend, on average, more than seven hours a day with media, including television, the Internet, social media, texting, movies, music and video …

Reviewing Parental Control Software

I don’t know about you, but I spent what seemed like endless hours on the phone as a teenager talking to friends about everything and …

Cyber-bullying – An Explanation

Cyberbullying has increased along with the popularity of the internet. To effectively qualm cyber bullying, it is important not only to know the meaning of …

Cyber Bullying

Bullying is no longer about the strong picking on the weak in the schoolyard. Many students are using texting, e-mails, chat rooms and social networks …