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

    … 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

    … 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

    …’. 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…

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  • 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!

    … for Android in Google Play Amazon Appstore for Fire tablets and Android devices Mathemagics Your children can become math magicians with Mathemagics. Learn math tricks and shortcuts that can make math fun. This app empowers your kids to learn while playing by offering awards for achieving goals. The app has three sections: Lessons, Practice…

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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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