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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



Our children live in a world that is surrounded by technology. While this Internet-centered world is mostly beneficial (anything they could possibly need to know is only a click away), there are significant risks as well. As well as being full of information, the Internet is unfortunately also teeming with inappropriate content, malicious […]

How to Design a Family Friendly Computer Room


My generation is pre-millennial, but just barely.  We’re Generation X.  We were raised with old school Nintendo and note passing during class. Our parents let us explore our neighborhoods and only called us in when it was time for bed.  We were held accountable for disrespectful behavior and only won […]

Parenting in the Digital Age




Live streaming apps are gaining more and more popularity, It’s a way for people to broadcast their own life or experience in real time. As this can be a great tool, it can also have some serious consequences for children. It’s important for parents to understand what dangers can occur […]

What Parents Need to Understand About Live Streaming Apps


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Did you know that you can get e-mail on your phone? This is a great way for kids to be able to “text” their parents messages and stay in contact without having a cell phone. All you need to know is your cell phone’s e-mail address, we’ll explain how to […]

How to Use Email to Text