Children love to be able to play with their parents electronics, especially tablets, laptops and smart phones. These devices enable you to download fun, educational games and applications for kids of all ages to play and enjoy. However, you may be a bit skeptical of letting them play with your electronics in fear that they may do anything from deleting important pictures of … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Baby-proofing Your Technology Gadgets
Technology has made it possible for kids to have easy access to the internet, multimedia, messaging, gaming, and downloads through their Smartphone. This lets them communicate and search for anything they need in an instant. Moreover, this allows them to download music, videos, and anything they desire. However, there is also a disadvantage in terms of cyber bullying and … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Monitoring Your Kids’ Smartphone Activity
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