Parenting

  • Is Facebook’s Parents Portal any good?

    … a Parents Portal. The question remains, is it actually helpful? Well, that depends on who you ask. The Getting to Know Facebook section basically tells you how to use Facebook, which kind of everybody already knows. One would imagine that the most important section one would be the Parenting Tips section, however it reads like someone from a previous…

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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

    … Regardless of your gender, it’s not easy to be a working parent. Yet the “How do you balance it all?” question is more frequently posed to women than men. Some of that is based on stereotype, but often, the onus is on women to juggle a career and personal responsibilities. After all, they’re the “nurturers,” right? It’s their job to make…

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

    …’. Millennial moms, on the other hand, want to raise tech savvy digital natives. In fact, moms were 35 percent more likely to refer to “technology” and “social media” than dads were. Millennials turn to their own mothers for parenting advice most often; however, they are 2X more likely to rely on the internet than to ask advice from other people…

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  • 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…

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  • 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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