Whether we like it or not, our children are growing up in a digital world. Technology plays a major role in everyday life. This award-winning column by Carolyn Jabs helps parents understand what kids are doing online at the computer, on a tablet, or their cell phones.
February 2018 – Teaching Kids to Be Kind Online
January 2018 – Making YouTubeKids Safer for Kids
December 2017 – Tech Gifts—for People Who Truly Need Them
November 2017 – What to Do About Bullies
October 2017 – The Rewards of Having a Wired Grandparent
September 2017 – Are We Addicted to Cellphones?
August 2017 – What to Consider Before Using GPS to Track Your Kid
July 2017 – Is Your Family Using Technology Wisely?
June 2017 – Getting a Grip on the Internet of Things
May 2017 – What To Do With All that Stuff!
April 2017 – What Does This Mean? How to Translate Texts
January 2017 – Digital Resources to Keep Your Family Healthy
December 2016 – Teaching Children to Spend Wisely—Online and Elsewhere
November 2016 – Charity Begins at School
October 2016 – Tips for Connected Caregivers
September 2016 – Common Sense Rules for Pokemon Go and Other Augmented Reality Games
August 2016 – Buying and Selling Back-to-School Clothes Online
July 2016 – Helping Children Rediscover Play
June 2016 – Raising Kids Who Can Code
May 2016 – Helping Children Rediscover Play
April 2016 – New Guidelines for Tots and Tech
March 2016 Dealing With Distraction
February 2016 Protecting Your Family’s Medical Information
January 2016 Eleven Peaceful Apps for Families
December 2015 When Google Won’t Do…
November 2015 Charity for Every Day of the Year
October 2015 Should Toys Talk to Kids?
September 2015 Becoming Mindful about Photos
August 2015 How is Social Media Changing Our Schools?
July 2015 Apps that Connect Families and Nature
May 2015 Recognizing Fake News
March 2015 The Pros and Cons of Anonymous Social Media
February 2015 Making the Most of Infographics
January 2015 How Old is Old Enough for Social Networking?