I was provided with Skylanders Swap Force starter pack to facilitate my review. Skylanders SWAP Force Review My son is 6 and when he was at a friend's house he got to play Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure® and he came home talking about it. It is October now and that was back in July but he hasn't stopped talking about Skylanders and telling me the characters he wants for … [Read more...] about Skylanders SWAP Force Review
As technology becomes more and more pervasive in the educational setting, and teachers embrace it in the classroom by way of blended teaching, it becomes more difficult—and also increasingly more important—for parents to understand the educational tech tools available to help their children excel while participating in other activities they want to pursue. Educational Tech … [Read more...] about Top 5 Educational Tech Tools For Students
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