Parenting

    • Google’s new parental app for Android leaves a lot to be desired

      Recently, Google announced the public release of their parenting app for android devices called Family Link. For a family of Android phone and tablet users this is a welcome announcement as Android has had no built-in child safety apps until now. Unfortunately, there are still some major kinks in the system which could make the app pointless.

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  • 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

    … The Wonder of Tech is delighted to welcome Patricia Dimick as a guest author. One of the most difficult decisions we make as parents now is when to get your child a cell phone. As a parent, you have the responsibility to shop wisely for your child’s first phone. You also need to learn how to keep their costs down and to set straightforward…

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

    … If you’re a fan of fun ways to learn, then you’re probably a fan of educational apps. Jump! A Game of Numbers is a brand new app that helps children learn math skills in an entertaining and engaging story. Unlike some other math apps that rely on memorization of math facts, Jump! shows math in the context of a story, helping children understand…

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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…

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