Parenting

  • Is Facebook’s Parents Portal any good?

    … Is Facebook’s Parents Portal any good? Having children in today’s digital age of social media can be trying. It’s always great to have access to resources to help you navigate the social media minefield for your children. That’s why I’m sure some parents were relieved to hear that it’s been announced that Facebook now has what they call…

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  • Labeley – Create Custom Labels Easily

    … What do brewing your own beer and sending your kids off to camp have in common? Both endeavors need labels for success. So do plenty of other endeavors, which is why you may want to check out Labeley. This website is a free and easy way to create your own labels that, well, don’t look like you made them. Labeley has lots of options for colors…

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  • Dad sells son’s truck online for smoking weed

    … Dad sells son’s truck online for smoking weed Possibly inspired by the Minnesota mom who sold her daughter’s truck for skipping class, a Florida father recently sold his son’s truck online. A Jacksonville, Florida, man recently sold his son’s Ford Explorer online because of the 16-year-old’s penchant for smoking weed and ‘acting all thug…

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  • What to Consider When Buying Your Child’s First Smartphone

    … wondered when to get a phone for your child? When do you think the best time is? Do you have any advice for parents getting a cell phone for their child? Share your thoughts in the Comments section below! ***** Patricia Dimick is a Denver-based freelance writer and a stay-at-home mom. This passionate coffee drinker loves to write about parenting…

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  • Jump! A Fun App to Show the Path for Math

    …. Availability Jump! A Game of Numbers is available for $2.99 for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Your Thoughts Do you like the idea of apps that teach skills with a story? Do you like apps that adapt to skill levels? Do you wish you had educational apps when you were a kid? Share your thoughts in the Comments section below! Voice of America Learners…

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  • Gender Equality for Working Parents Starts at Home

    … advice to better support your working spouse. 1. Manage expectations You’re used to setting expectations for others at work, but you also need to go through this exercise for yourself at home. You’re not the babysitter; you’re the parent. Know your pediatrician, important allergy information, and contacts for backup coverage. Parenting well involves…

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  • Report: 90% of Millennial Parents Find Social Media Helpful

    … is something they hold dear. And while family values are important to millennials, there’s little information on what being a parent means to this maturing generation. Crowdtap conducted a study of 1,000 millennial parents with at least one child 10 or younger to get a clearer sense of how they see themselves in the both the physical and digital world…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 9 readers -
  • How to Kid-Proof Your iPhone and iPad

    … Q. Help! I need to know if I can kid-proof my iPhone. My 4-year old loves to play her favorite game app on my iPhone. That’s great, except for yesterday when, instead of playing that game, she used my phone to call my boss on a FaceTime video call! Luckily, my boss thought it was funny to get a FaceTime call from my daughter, but I may never…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Techin How To's- 14 readers -
  • Why don’t we talk to children about business?

    … This article was originally published at SheKnows.com These were the answers to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” in my daughter’s fifth-grade yearbook, But one response — from Chloe, my daughter — was very different from the others: marketer. After getting a look from my wife and snickers from friends, I asked why she…

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  • Amazon Fire TV 2015 Review – What’s New?

    … Amazon’s second model of its Fire TV has been upgraded to add new features, making it more compelling, especially for Amazon Prime members. The Fire TV connects your TV to channels, apps and games, giving you lots of options to watch and play. The new Fire TV is faster and more powerful with impressive hardware and software to make it a serious…

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  • How to Find Apps That Hide Secrets

    … If you’re looking for a calculator app, there are plenty of them available with loads of features. But apps aren’t always what they seem to be. For example, Private Photo Calculator % isn’t your typical calculator app. While it does function as a calculator, its true value is that it is also hides secret photos. By entering a special passcode…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Techin Facebook How To's- 17 readers -
  • 10 Top Tech Tools to Keep Your Kids Sharp This Summer!

    … Summer breaks can last just long enough to turn your kids’ brains into mush. Getting them to strive academically during their break may be a challenge, unless you enlist tech as your tool! These tech tools help keep your kids sharp while they’re having fun, no matter what their ages. Websites, apps and other tools can challenge your kids…

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  • 10 Tech Gifts Any Mother Would Love!

    … If you’re looking for an inspirational gift to show your love to your mom, make sure to think tech. Even if your mother isn’t a fan of tech, she’ll cherish these thoughtful gifts that will bring fun and function to her life. You may even find some gifts for yourself. Hey, you deserve a treat! Carved Phone Case If your mom’s phone case is as old…

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