technology

The Most Important Parenting Lesson I’ve Learned So Far

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One of the hardest challenges I face every day is the addictive desire to check my phone while I am with my kids. It seems I’m not alone, though. I see parents at the park, in the grocery store and at the library reaching for their phones. I am talking about texting, emailing, and even... read more

Texting While Parenting — the New Safety Hazard?

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You won't LOL when you hear this news. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggests that "texting while parenting" has led to an increase in children's injuries over the past few years. The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nonfatal injuries to children under... read more

I Let My Toddler Play with My iPhone and It (Almost) Cost Me $430

Photo: Shelby Barone
Photo: Shelby Barone
Everywhere I go it seems like there is always a toddler playing on their parent's iPhone -- in the grocery store, doctor's office and even at the school drop-off. Everywhere. The iPhone has quickly become "entertainment on-the-go" for toddlers. Over the years, I've tried to keep my toddler away from my iPhone (that has always... read more