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Secure Your Accounts: Expert Tips to Ensure You Have A Protected Password

Secure Your Accounts: Expert Tips to Ensure You Have A Protected Password

May 12, 2017

Podcast: Teens and Social Media: The Pressure and Perils of Appearing Perfect: Part 2

Podcast: Teens and Social Media: The Pressure and Perils of Appearing Perfect: Part 2

Apr 21, 2017

Teens and Social Media: The Pressure and Perils of Appearing Perfect

Teens and Social Media: The Pressure and Perils of Appearing Perfect

Mar 24, 2017

The Importance of Setting Screen Time Limits for Your Kids

The Importance of Setting Screen Time Limits for Your Kids

Feb 18, 2017

Today we live in a world surrounded by digital media 24/7. Know the importance of setting limits with your children to ensure healthy screen time.
Feng Shui Your Way to Optimized Energy and Organization

Feng Shui Your Way to Optimized Energy and Organization

Jan 13, 2017

Our blogger speaks with a Feng Shui expert to learn the best practices of incorporating Feng Shui into everyday life to become more organized and mindful.
Mindfulness During the Holidays

Mindfulness During the Holidays

Dec 15, 2016

From guided meditations to being present at social gatherings, our podcast will share tips for enjoying the holiday season more fully.
Creative Low-Cost Ways of Adding Beauty and a Natural Vibe to your Home During The Holiday Season

Creative Low-Cost Ways of Adding Beauty and a Natural Vibe to your Home During The Holiday Season

Nov 10, 2016

The holiday season is here and our blogger shares interesting ways for you to decorate your home for this special time of year without breaking the bank. 

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Oct 12, 2016

How to Reinvent Summer Styles for the Fall

How to Reinvent Summer Styles for the Fall

Sep 15, 2016

Is Technology Taking Over the Classroom?

Is Technology Taking Over the Classroom?

Aug 02, 2016

Pool Safety Considerations to Make Your Pool Visits as Safe as Possible

Pool Safety Considerations to Make Your Pool Visits as Safe as Possible

Jul 12, 2016

Ways to Keep Your Kids Engaged and Learning Over the Summer Months

Ways to Keep Your Kids Engaged and Learning Over the Summer Months

Jun 20, 2016

The time off from school can be a learning setback. These are the most effective ways to keep your kids’ brains active when they’re not in the classroom.
Technology as a Tool for the Aspiring Golfer

Technology as a Tool for the Aspiring Golfer

May 18, 2016

Golfers can use their smartphones and apps in a number of clever ways to uplevel their golf game and practice. We’ll talk to a competitive golfer for the best ways to use your phone as a course finder, trainer and coach.

How To Overcome Allergy Season

How To Overcome Allergy Season

Apr 20, 2016

Allergy season is in full swng. Our blogger shares some surprising ways to overcome allergy season.

How To Stay Connected When Studying Abroad

How To Stay Connected When Studying Abroad

Mar 25, 2016

Our blogger shares their knowledge on the best programs that allow you to connect with family and friends while studying abroad

Ways to Teach Your Kid To Be Money Conscious

Ways to Teach Your Kid To Be Money Conscious

Feb 15, 2016

Blogger Stuart Goldstein shares top apps that help educate your child on the importance of saving.

How to Empower Your Daughter with Help from the Web

How to Empower Your Daughter with Help from the Web

Jan 27, 2016

All parents want to see their children succeed and flourish intellectually.  Our expert Heidi Raker shines light on some of the best online destinations to help girls grow strong and confident. Here, she shares the most recent trends in web offerings and a few ways she personally supports her daughter’s E-learning.

Enriching Teens’ Lives Online

Enriching Teens’ Lives Online

Dec 14, 2015

There are many positive ways that the web can enrich and expand your teens’ lives, says Debbie Reber, author of two books on the New York Times Bestseller’s List for Children’s Books and the creator of popular websites for teens.

Furthering Your Learning with E-Courses

Furthering Your Learning with E-Courses

Nov 27, 2015

Being a parent and continuing your education can sometimes prove to be difficult. Julie Chipman is an educator and a learning expert, as well as the Executive Director for YPO-WPO, a global organization of over 10,000 CEOs. Here, she shares the most recent trends in Internet course offerings and a few ways she manages to further her online learning as a mother.

Are Smartphones OK at School?

Are Smartphones OK at School?

Oct 12, 2015

The fact that most kids have their own personal phones allows them to stay connected to their parents all day long. Some schools, however, say they get in the way of learning. Marsali S. Hancock, CEO of iKeepSafe.org, offers parents advice on how to guide their kids’ smartphone usage when they’re on campus.

Smartphone Security Tips

Smartphone Security Tips

Sep 15, 2015

We can't live without our smartphones, and we want to make sure both our data and devices are secure. Award-winning Ken Westin is a Senior Security Analyst at Tripwire Inc, and his technology endeavors have been featured in Forbes, The New York Times and The Economist, among others. Here, he shares the latest smartphone security risks as well as the tested ways to protect your data and devices.

Keeping Up with Teens' Social Media

Keeping Up with Teens' Social Media

Aug 03, 2015

Social media is no doubt a core part of teens’ lives—but how does it affect their moods and behavior? Vanessa Van Edwards is a behavioral investigator at the Science of People. Here she shares how social media impacts teens’ emotions and how parents can coach them through this new territory. 

Your Brain on Smartphones

Your Brain on Smartphones

Jul 31, 2015

Smartphones have become a part of teens’ everyday existence: They affect their sleep, relationships, and help expand their world in positive ways, too. The trick to managing a teen with a smartphone is balance. We spoke with TeenSafe CEO Rawdon Messenger to get his tips on parenting in the digital age, as well as suggestions on how to set limits for teens’ safety—and your peace of mind.

The best technology for your kid at every age

The best technology for your kid at every age

Jun 24, 2015

Toddlers are using tablets and kids are clamoring for smartphones earlier and earlier these days. Whether you've jumped on the bandwagon or not, it might be inevitable that your kids will some day have one. In this podcast, Dr. Devorah Heitner, founder and director of Raising Digital Natives — a resource for parents and schools seeking advice on how to help children thrive in a world of digital connectedness — shares how parents can navigate hooking your kid up with a tablet or smartphone and boundaries to consider.

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