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What triggers your feel-good hormones?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   It feels like there's a tremendous collective craving for more true connections, kindness, and sincere love. Especially love for...

Depression: Does social media make it worse?

by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée   In 2019, social media is among the greatest constants in of our lives. We wake up and we lie in bed, responding to...

6 Technology-Related Diseases & How to Prevent Them

by editorial team   Between 1994 and 2006, the number of technology-related diseases and injuries increased by 732%. The most troubling part? Children aged 5 years or...

How to Set Parent Controls on Youtube

 by editorial team   With hundreds of kids' channels that have millions of subscribers, YouTube entertains kids for hours. When videos end, kids (and adults) can...

Are Attention Disorders Linked to Technology?

By Angela Cummings   Over 6 million children ages 2-17 were diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 2016, according to a study by the U.S....

When Should Children Get A Phone?

by editorial team   Did you know that the average age of owning a cell phone is now only six years old? It’s true, according to one survey. ...

Is It Safe to Be A Vlogger?

by editorial team   Watching YouTube videos has become a huge part of our lives. Some children and adults even aspire to create their own content online. In fact,...

Are Headphones Safe for Children?

Are headphones safe for children? In 2010, a national study found that hearing loss among adolescent children had increased from 14.9% (1988-1994) to 19.5% (2005-2006)....

Create A Safe Sleeping Environment in Childcare

by editorial team   Creating a healthy, safe sleeping environment is an important part of childcare and adult self-care. However, it's becoming difficult to create. ...

Tips to Get Your Kids to Talk to You

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The internet can seem scary. Especially for parents. The prevalence of cyberbullying, inappropriate...

What You Should Know About The Risks of Online Gaming

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The number of hours children spend gaming has increased from 10.7 to 12.2 hours per week between...

10 Best Websites for Children of All Ages

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The internet can provide a lot of value, education, and entertainment for children of all ages. From learning about...

Helping My Child Spot Fake News Online

The days of sitting down with the evening newspaper to marinate and mull over the national and local news are long gone. Today’s information is delivered fast and...

Protect Social Skills from Technology

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Face-to-face interactions are key to healthy social skills. For young people, they are essential...

Wired for Better or Worse

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Building values for healthy living have long been on a parent’s radar, and most parents agree that...

10 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe From Online Predators

Give technology a bedtime. by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The world wide web is a wonderland of information and entertainment. And it's...

Live Streaming 101: What Parents Should Know

While live streaming services like YouNow have been around for a while, many other apps have started incorporating live streaming features as well. Facebook has Facebook...

Does social media make us feel more disconnected and socially isola...

Forcing connections in the offline world can lead to some of the truest connections. by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Social media and other...

Does Our Selfie Culture Foster Narcissism?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Selfies—self-portrait photos taken by one’s smartphone—is a modern phenomenon.   24+...

Helping Kids Reap the Mental and Physical Benefits of Exercise

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Digital screens and other technologies have made it more challenging for parents to get their kids to...

Should Parents Ban Cell Phone Use for Kids?

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Cell phones can often feel like an appendage of ours. The average consumer is estimated to check his or...

How to Talk to Kids About Sexting

Talking to your kids about sexting should be as common as talking to them about healthy eating and exercise. By the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée. ...

6 Online Gaming Safety Tips for Adults, Parents, and Kids

by editorial team   Do you or your child spend a lot of time playing games online? If the answer is “yes,” then we have online gaming safety tips for you....

Why Is Pornography Such a Problem Today, especially for Children?

by editorial team   Children’s exposure to pornography is not harmless fun. In fact, it may not be harmless for adults either. Long gone are the titillating days...

Our Culture of Impatience in an On-Demand World

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   We live in a society that serves instant gratification: dinners come pre-packaged or are delivered soon...

Your Child’s Online Privacy: An Intro

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   A modern challenge for parents is protecting their children’s privacy online—both a...

Is Your Child Cheating on Tests With Technology?

by editorial team   According to a 2017 study by McAfee, 47% of students have seen or heard of a student using their mobile phone to cheat on an assignment or a test;...

10 Tips to Help Parents Talk to Kids about Internet Safety

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Children are society’s most valuable and vulnerable demographic. And many parents strive to optimize their...

Children’s Privacy Online: For Kids Who Type

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   As with any land of opportunity, the cyber world offers both possibilities and risks. Just as we teach...

How Technology Contributes to Obesity in Children

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Is Technology to Blame for Childhood Obesity? Childhood obesity is a primary concern worldwide, including in...
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