How to Keep Your Screens Clean

How to Clean Your Screen

Kids and technology means dirty screens. Let's face it. The kids must touch everything. And if your kids are anything like mine, thanks to the iPad - EVERY screen is presumed to be a touch screen, even our TV. Sorry kids, our TV is NOT touch screen - at least...
Clocks for toddlers

10+ Best Alarm Clocks for Toddlers

Technology and Kids - One of our most popular posts involves trying to get kids to sleep and stay in bed with toddler alarm clocks. If you have toddlers that have a hard time with sleeping, this post is for you! Updated 10/2014: Sleep training your...
How to Organize Your Family Schedule Digitally

How to Keep Your Family Schedules Organized Digitally

Kids and Technology - Let's talk keeping your family schedules organized digitally.  With four kids, life is never a bore. Two are toddlers and not even into sports yet, so I don't even know how we will juggle that when the time comes!  The original plan...
phone stacking game at dinner

Phone Stacking Game for the Family Dinner Table

Continuing our Kids and Technology series, today we talk cell phones at the dinner table and a little game to play to prevent cell phone usable during the meal. Phone Stacking Game - if your kids (or yourself) are habitually bad about having the phone at...
teen sexting facts

7 Things You Need to Know About Teen Sexting

We're covering 31 days talking about kids and technology. Today's topic, teens and sexting. Teen sexting is something you hear about time and time again. Photos leak of nude teens, lives and reputations are ruined. (Note: you don't have to be a teen for...
Digital Halloween Costumes

Kick Your Halloween Up a Notch with a Digital Costume!

Kids and Technology: Let's check out how you can use an app to make a digital Halloween costume that is extra gory! Are your kids into gory Halloween costumes? Our little kids are still into innocent Halloween costumes, but our tweens are wanting to be...
No Screens in Bedroom

Sorry Kids – No Screens in the Bedroom

Kids and Technology: While we want our kids to embrace technology we do have rules. The one major rule that we stick to our guns with is No Screens in the Bedrooms. Yes folks, we are the "mean" parents who say NO TV (or any other screen) in the...
5 Things We Learned From Giving Our Kids Cell Phones

5 Things We Learned From Giving Our Kids Cell Phones

Continuing our 31 days of Kids and Technology - here's a little insight we learned from giving our kids cell phones. Last year, our older kids started a new charter school that was 30 minutes away from the house. Having 2 younger kids at home and commuting...
tweens and technology

Lets Talk Technology With a Tween

Kids and technology - I thought it would be interesting to get the perspective from my tween 11-year-old on her thoughts on technology. So I sat her down and bribed her with a cookie for some answers. Thankfully she is still young enough to accept a cookie...
virtual doctor visits

Virtual Doctor Visits Are Here!

Continuing our kids and technology series - let's talk about how we can simplify parenting with technology. What if you could visit a doctor via a camera on your phone, computer or tablet? Online doctor visits - they are are here. I have 4 kids and it...