ESSAY: How the Internet Ruined Kids’ Fun

The Internet Has Made Kids Anxious Patience is a virtue, we were once told Back in the day, anticipation was the name of the game. Kids had to wait – …

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ESSAY – I Wish it Were 1978 Just For One Day

  Before digital tech, notifications came by phone or snail mail There was a time when the day ended. Those times themselves ended with the advent of digital technology and …

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IN THE NEWS: Parenting Guilt During COVID-19

Parenting During COVID-19 These are challenging times, particularly for parents. COVID-19 has shaken up every aspect of our lives. Let’s face it: most of us are stressed, trying to work …

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SOCIETY: Kids, Screen Time and Safety in a Post-Coronavirus World

Coronavirus, Kids, Screen Time and Mental Health The Kids Are Alright…Aren’t They? One has to wonder. In the age of Coronavirus, sheltering-in-place and increased screen time, children have lots of …

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NPR INTERVIEW: White Skin, Black Emojis

Does Emoji Representation Matter? How much do emojis really matter? Depends who you ask, I guess. If you ask a tween or teen, it’s probably safe to say that the …

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IN THE NEWS: How to Survive a Family Road Trip

How to Survive a Family Road Trip Traveling with kids can be stress free by following these simple tips Us parents are a brave bunch, aren’t we? With the prospect …

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The 10 Childhood Loves My Kids Will Never Know

  Childhood meant something different back in the day “Childhood” not too long ago meant something so different that it does today. It was a certainly a different time, a …

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What’s the Dewey Decimal System?

  “What the heck is the ‘Dewey Decimal System’ anyway?” she said. My daughter has been reading a book at school that she’s really enjoying. Of course as a parent, …

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