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Kids and cell phones are inseparable these days, and with cancer rumors swirling, is handing your child a cell phone equivalent to handing her a cigarette?
Back to School prep used to mean mastering a few basics like learning to sit still and listen after the lazy days of vacation were over, settling on a school night routine and buying a backpack full of pencils, paper and paste. But today, getting ready to go back to school is not so straightforward. Modern classrooms are wired to the max and adjusting to these new technologies—or learning to put limits on familiar ones—can be a challenge for parents and students alike.
To give your kid supplemental practice that she'll enjoy, check out our list of the 10 best third grade apps! 3rd grade math apps focus on basic geometric concepts, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and puzzle solving. 3rd grade reading apps include Mad Libs and more.
Taking classes online is a growing trend for students around the country. What type of student is best suited for virtual learning?
Today's tweens are more accustomed to the drone of electronics than to the buzz of the great outdoors. Here are some ideas to regulate their exposure.
It's clear that kids are spending too much time in front of the TV, but what about the other box?  Parenting advice on how and when to introduce computers.
What should parents know about the online communities their teens are visiting? Here’s a guide to the three most popular social networking sites:
Here's how to help your child get the most learning benefit out of video gaming.
The Web is an sea of information, but this doesn't mean the content is always accurate. Here's how to help your child recognize bad information on the Internet.
Using several screens at once may be a threat to your child's attention span.
In today's digital age, our behavior online is accessible by most anyone, which can be a problem when it comes to college admissions. Find out what you can do.
Learn about five futuristic toys unveiled at the 2013 Toy Industry Association Toy Fair.
There are pros and cons to kids having cell phones. However, here are some important things that you should keep in mind.
Parents may never have heard of it, but surveys show that 20 to 60 percent of teens are 'sexting'. What is sexting and how can parents deal with it?
Find out about the latest retro toys from the 2013 Toy Industry Association Toy Fair.
There's nothing like a family movie night to wrap up the holidays. Here's a list of holiday classics, both old and new.
Finding it tough to raise a compassionate, nonviolent boy in a culture full of violence in the media? Follow this 10-step plan!
What if creative play was being eroded by toy companies and media conglomerates focused on profit? One expert suggests that's exactly what's happening.
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