One of my son's favorite activities seems to be asking when he will be old enough to have a smartphone.
This is a conversation that we have had often...and my answer hasn't changed. But, I understand why my son likes to ask: He is trying to wear me down. (That is one of his primary jobs as a…
Added by Lauren Markman on April 9, 2018 at 6:53am — No Comments
Like many parents, I constantly struggle with the right amount of screentime for my son. For the time being, we have settled into a comfortable groove and he knows what the rules are. But, every week when I read something new about children and technology use, I rethink all my decisions.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on October 23, 2017 at 7:04am — No Comments
For parents all over the world, one of the most important things for them is the well-being and safety of their children. At this age, it seems that the Internet is the main avenue in connecting almost every one of us. While it is a great privilege, many people, especially parents, are concerned about privacy. Youngsters are the most at risk from online temptations, child predators, and other various unsafe behaviors.
Today, practically every kid is using a mobile…Continue
Added by Becky Holmes on June 29, 2017 at 9:26am — No Comments
Technology has undoubtedly changed the shape of privacy for the current generation. An article posted
on BBC states that nearly 80percent of American teens own smartphones which have access to the internet,
social media, camera, and games. This fuels the parental concerns as they worry about what their kids
are doing on their phones.…Continue
Added by Brooke Chloe on June 23, 2017 at 7:28am — No Comments
Kids and children those who are in their teens have started using mobile phones, iphones and other latest android enabled gadgets and do several things like playing video games, send sms to their friends and parents, browse internet and send MMS. Parents believe their kids and never watch what they are doing with these types of modern gadgets. Though majority of youngsters use these gadgets wisely there are youngsters those who use these gadgets in wrong methods. These types of youngsters…Continue
Added by Julia Gomes on April 21, 2017 at 9:37am — No Comments
Parents nowadays may need some parental control tools such as Android monitoring app to understand and know their children better. Parenting is rewarding and tough at the same time. This is a struggle for every parent, especially those with pre-teens or teenagers who are very much into gadgets and social networking. Getting to know your kids is really important so that you, as a parent, will be able to provide them the guidance and protection they need. …
Added by Becky Holmes on March 22, 2017 at 4:57am — No Comments
Safer Internet Day celebrated February, 8, is just another good chance to think about your kids’ internet safety.
These days 75 percent of kids see nothing wrong with sharing personal info online and over 30 percent of kids, targeted by online predators, are aged under 13.
Safer Internet Day aims…Continue
Added by Alice Cook on February 7, 2017 at 10:29am — No Comments
Added by Kishona Lape on March 8, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
The use of smartphones has greatly increased over the recent years and children too have started using these smartphones. This makes it almost impossible for any parent to have a control over what their children may be exposed to especially when they are online and away from you. One of the key goals of parenting is keeping proper and steady attention to their kids as they are considered to be a bit delicate and they can easily be influenced. This has been a big challenge for parents but…Continue
Added by Karen Cole on January 22, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
Ever wish you could change the color of your eyes to really make your peepers pop?? Oh wait…you can. Color contact lenses. Argh. No matter who the manufacturer is, the hues are still super-fake looking, even after so many years. Staring deep into someone’s really oddly opaque blue eyes is a slight bit disturbing. So I’ve heard. Or when they float around on your brown irises because let’s face it, it’s not a one size fits all product, and you look like an alien with one half-green eye and one…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on March 16, 2015 at 7:58pm — No Comments
Back in December, I wrote a post about product offerings from some super-cool female-run startups. Hubby took note of my list and proceeded to get me some of them for Christmas.
I'm happy to report that one is being crafted as I type.
Meet Ringly, the cocktail ring that will keep you connected with an app. You can keep your phone tucked safely away in your handbag without worry that you'll miss an important meeting, update or…Continue
I am a self-proclaimed fashionista.
Clothes-horse, shoe-whore, handbag junkie...you name it, I'm all over it.
But sometimes having all the components makes assembling the perfect outfit even more difficult. Like, where the heck do you find time to sift through everything and put it all together so it looks effortlessly perfect????
Ahhh, luckily for me, there's an app for that. =)
ClosetSpace is a new application from fashion analytics company Stylitics that wants…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on January 27, 2015 at 2:41pm — No Comments
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Added by Latina Reddick on May 3, 2013 at 7:41am — No Comments
When I found out that I was pregnant with my third child, I immediately went to baby center to calculate my estimated due date. Once I found out the estimated due date, I signed up for an account so that I could keep up with my baby’s weekly development. At the time I had an iPhone, so I downloaded the baby center application called “My Pregnancy Today”.
Learn more about the app at Uplifting Families.
Added by Christy Garrett on March 6, 2013 at 9:40pm — No Comments
Added by Victoria Sconion on January 11, 2013 at 11:31pm — No Comments
Finding the perfect app on your Iphone, Ipad or Ipod Touch for your toddler, isn’t an easy task. As a parent you want to engage your child in applications that are fun and educational. My baby is only 18 months old and I personally don’t have many apps on my phone for him to play with. I know that he is still fairly young and doesn’t have a very long attention span yet. I downloaded the IMommy app for my toddler to see if he was interested in playing with my phone. This app…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on December 13, 2012 at 9:35pm — No Comments
If you don't already know, there is a new App available on the market that is a must have for all parents and non-parents out there. I wanted to take a moment to share it with the mom blogger community...
NEW iPHONE APP SOLVES CHALLENGE OF MOBILIZING CROWDS AND COMMUNITIES QUICKLY TO FIND LOST CHILDREN
Rescuehood Service Launches on iTunes
NORTH VANCOUVER, Canada -…Continue
Added by Wendy M on May 21, 2012 at 10:36pm — No Comments
Remember turning around in the store and suddenly your child wasn’t there? Usually you find them within moments, but that sick feeling in the pit of your stomach reminds you that not every parent will be so lucky. Every year thousands of children become victims of crime – whether it’s through kidnappings, violent attacks, or sexual abuse, according to the FBI’s Crimes…Continue
Added by Linda Criddle on August 20, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments