How to Deal with School Stress at the End of the Year

Many children across the country are excitedly counting the days until summer break. They’ll be bidding adieu to homework and classes for the next 8-12 weeks as they travel, lounge around the house, or attend summer camp. However, for some kids the last few weeks of school can be extremely stressful due to a number … Continue reading How to Deal with School Stress at the End of the Year

Why Teens Are Attracted to Dangerous Viral Challenges

Teenagers are notorious for engaging in reckless behavior, and probably have been doing so since humans first walked the earth. It wouldn’t be surprising to learn of prehistoric teens taunting wooly mammoths. However, the rise of social media has inadvertently elevated risk-taking, in the form of viral challenges. Participating in these dangerous viral challenges have … Continue reading Why Teens Are Attracted to Dangerous Viral Challenges

How to Boost Responsible Tech Use in Your Tween

In last week’s article, we discussed how to properly introduce your child to technology, and touched upon the topic of responsibility. This week we’re expanding on that subject, with a focus on tweens. Children are spending a lot more time online than in years past. A 2015 Common Sense Media study found that tweens use … Continue reading How to Boost Responsible Tech Use in Your Tween

How to Properly Introduce Technology to Your Kids

In our modern, tech-infused society, it seems like children are practically born with a smartphone in their hands. How many of us have seen toddlers sitting in their strollers casually tapping and swiping on their parents’ digital devices like pros? How many tweens are walking around with their own smartphones? Let’s face it: tech is … Continue reading How to Properly Introduce Technology to Your Kids