In my opinion, the crux of what's wrong with kids having cell phones with them all the time is that they're never just doing THIS- they're always on the lookout for something better, something more compelling, more interesting. And what that leaves me, and everyone else with, is a feeling of "not good enough", not interesting enough, a second choice or worse, a last resort. And … [Read more...] about Is Technology Taking Over Family Time?
With so much technology at our fingertips, many are worried about the effect we are having on our environment. The fact that we use more energy and resources than probably any culture from past days is no secret. In fact, the average U.S. home uses approximately 32 kilowatt hours of electricity and 400 gallons of water each day! Many find it unsettling to consider how much we … [Read more...] about Green Home Technology: Is It Really Worth the Investment?
Let’s face it, everyone uses the internet and someday your children will use it too if they aren’t already surfing the internet. Talking to your children openly about the internet and how to effectively create a positive online reputation is essential in making sure they are aware of the effects of their actions online. Developing positive habits with regards to what your … [Read more...] about 5 Online Reputation Management Tips For Your Kids
Way back in January you probably resolved to eat better—maybe even as a whole family! However, it’s been three months, how is that going for you? It’s difficult to stay on a path of healthy eating—especially when there’s a pizza place and a burger drive thru on just about every street corner. We are a society of convenience, and if you have work, family obligations, and social … [Read more...] about Top Apps for Healthy Family Eating
I wanted to pass along information on this free recycling program that Staples and HP recently launched. More and more people have unwanted old electronics to get rid of and want to know what to do with them. Regardless of where you originally purchased your old electronics and regardless of the brand-name logo on the outside, HP and Staples make it free and easy to recycle … [Read more...] about HP and Staples Make It Easy To Recycle Electronics For Free
In the news every day are stories about adults and children who are the victims of crimes. With the number of adults and children carrying cell phones growing every day, we use existing cell phone technologies to help prevent, solve and prosecute these crimes. The creator of My Guardian Angle iPhone App wanted to create an app so that loved ones didn't have to face trouble … [Read more...] about My Gaurdian Angel iPhone App Helps Keep Loved Ones Safe
With the holidays over and tons of kids getting an IPOD Touch, PS3, XBOX-360, and PSPs, parents should realize what these game systems give their kids access to. Here a few things you should know about the game system your child is using. 4 Parenting Tidbits About Game Systems: WITH INTERNET ACCESS, KIDS HAVE ACCESS TO INAPPROPRIATE WEBSITES Yep, word is that kids … [Read more...] about Things Parents Should Know About Game Systems