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7 Tips to Keep Your Child Focused on School Work

Nov 13, 2018

by editorial team

 

Trying to keep your child focused on school work is no easy task.

The modern world is full of distractions, and technology is at the core of many of them.

If your child is checking their text messages and social media...

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6 Technology-Related Diseases & How to Prevent Them

Nov 13, 2018

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 younger had the highest injury rates of all groups.

With the use of...

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Instant Gratification: How Technology Affects Children’s Behavior

Nov 13, 2018

by editorial team

 

How does growing up with technology affect children’s behavior?

With 24/7 access to information, entertainment and social connection, both children and adults have become dependent on the instant gratification...

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How to Set Parent Controls on Youtube

Nov 10, 2018

 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 continue watching by either searching for more videos or through the...

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The Link Between Technology And Depression in Children

Oct 29, 2018

by editorial team

 

Does your child spend too much time in front of a screen? And does it matter?

A 2018 study by researchers at the San Diego State University says yes.

The study found a correlation between increased smartphone use...

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Are Attention Disorders Linked to Technology?

Oct 29, 2018

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. Center for Disease Control. This is an increase of 1.7 million children with...

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When Should Children Get A Phone?

Oct 29, 2018

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.

Deciding when your child is ready to have one deserves a lot of thought. Are they...

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The New Family Divide: How Can Technology Impact Family Time?

Oct 28, 2018

 by editorial team

 

Technology has been increasing at a fast pace since the late 1990’s and 2000’s, making it difficult for parents (and adults in general) to handle the challenges of changing technology in their...

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Effects of Social Media on Teenage Relationships

Oct 28, 2018

by editorial team

 

According to researchers at the University of Washington and University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 80% of youth aged 12 through 17 are social media users. Adults are active as well, with 69% of adults using at...

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The Internet That Most of Us Don't Know

Oct 28, 2018

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Most people think of the internet or web simply as what they access from search engines and their favorite websites like Facebook.

However, the web that we know and experience through...

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