Hilary Smith


About Hilary Smith

Hillary Smith loves technology and hasn’t met an app that didn’t catch her attention. After graduating from the Northwestern Medill School of Journalism, Hillary began a career as a freelance writer focusing on the challenges of digital parenting. She works out every day and spends time with her children, ages 4 and 7.






According to the StompOutBullying.org website, their parental resource page highlighted this horrific topic by calling out cyberbullying as “social terrorism by technology.” While our societies general rule of thumb states we don’t negotiate with terrorists, what are parents to do when it comes to this type of traumatic experience? Back […]

Learn About Cyber Bullying & Stopping This Vicious Cycle



The beginning of the school year marks the introduction of bacterial infections and viruses that can keep our kids home and away from valuable learning time. Classrooms can be incubators for strep throat, upper-respiratory infections, and stomach bugs. While the flu can be tamed with an annual vaccination, attempting to […]

10 Back To School Tips To Keep Children Healthy



For many families, video games are a normal part of everyday living. Many of our children are plugging into consoles, typing commands using a keyboard, downloading games on their Smartphones, or using their tablets for playing Candy Crush. While this might not be a sure recipe for disaster, it can […]

Dangers of Online Video Games