The new “unlimited” data plans coming from mobile carriers might actually be a good teaching moment for parents – from sharing to management.
For parents & kids, it’s critical to be able to connect via calls or texting. Setting up Emergency Bypass on iOS10 lets you get around “do not disturb.”
Having a family conversation about social media and being a digital citizen is incredibly important. TheSmartTalk.org offers a great way to do this!
Looking for a week-long, day camp for Minecraft addicts that teaches coding as well? Check out Connected Camps “Online Summer of Minecraft”!
A listing of cooking tips for parents who are hoping to get their children inspired to cook, bake or just help in the kitchen. This is a sponsored article.
HighTechDad’s Father’s Day Technology Gadget Gift Guide of products reviewed during the first half of 2016. These are some recommended items to give to dads.
An Open Letter to parents who drive or pick their children up from school. Some advice to take or leave as parents see fit.
Nowadays, developing a digital reputation is critical, but just as important is its maintenance. #MentorME campaign aims to show how key this is.
Should brick & mortar stores be allow to ask for children’s email addresses or should laws similar to COPPA apply? A concerned father’s thoughts.
12 ways that the Apple Watch helps parents be more efficient and better managing their kids’ lives as well as their own.
Instead of restricting children’s smartphone usage, use AT&T Smart Limits to monitor and make discoveries for later discussion. Here’s how.
As like many other parents out there, my wife and I constantly battle with our kids about their cell phones and when it is ok to use them. If left to roam freely, I’m sure our kids would be glued to the tiny glowing screens 24/7 with bits of their mushy brain running out of their ear as they turned into little zombies. While I think a little bit of screen time is ok, there are times when it is not. So, we needed a place to store them where they couldn’t get ahold of them. At home, we have …
I was recently asked by a reader of my site (Denise) if I could put together a chart that lists out some of the main social media sites used by tweens and teens and if I could provide some commentary on how they are dangerous (or not) for kids – essentially, a Parents Guide to Social Media apps used by kids. As my kids are either in the social media age or quickly entering, I definitely do have some opinions. But, I don’t want to be alarmist. There are a lot of factors that determine whether or not a particular …
My family and I headed down to Disneyland a few weeks ago. It was to reward my kids for a successful year at school and a way for all of us as a family to do something together before we splintered off in different directions during the summer and even the coming years. So, I figured it would be good to write one of those “Tips” or “Did You Know…” or “How To..” or “Disneyland Secrets” articles about visiting the Magic Kingdom, Disneyland. But as my kids and I started doing research prior to our trip, we realized that there …
I remember when I was a kid, we used to go outside and have adventures. Sometimes these adventures were simple, but many times they had complex plots and ran well into the night. We were not tethered to our homes in any way other than how far our parents’ voices could carry. Often, we simply gave a time when we would come home and that was it. Nowadays, kids seem to have become a bit lazy and frequently distracted by the electronics around them. But that is reality, smartphones, gadgets and gizmos are now part of our lives and sometimes …