Author: Late Night Parents (page 3 of 16)

Spring Forward for Daylight Saving Time

The clock will jump forward an hour for most Americans on Sunday, March 10 — at 2 a.m. to be exact. The annual change allows people to have an extra hour of daylight after their work or school activities in the warmer months. But it can... Read More

Why Trying To “Beat The Train” Is Not Worth The Risk

Trains are exciting and fun for many reasons: The size, the speed, the sounds. But railroad tracks and train crossings can be dangerous as well. Here are some train and railroad safety tips to help keep your family safe near tracks and... Read More

Keeping Kids Safe in the Critical Hours Before & After School

Most children spend their morning and afternoon hours walking to and from school or waiting for a bus unsupervised. It is important that parents provide their child with safety skills and information that can help them make smart decisions as well as... Read More

Twice as many teens share music via texting versus their #music streaming service.

This comprehensive study is based upon both a national survey of parents and teens, and also video ethnography of how these two very important groups interact with music, the radio, and each other. Among the presentation highlights are the... Read More

The Chocolate Expo Takes Flight At Long Island’s Cradle Of Aviation Museum

Eighth annual event to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing with giant chocolate and cookie sculpture The Chocolate Expo, America’s largest and most unique chocolate festival, will be returning to Long Island’s... Read More

Safer Internet Day – Together for a Better Internet

The global digital population was an estimated 4.2 billion people last year and it’s only growing. But so are safety concerns. 52% of Internet users are more concerned with online privacy than they were a year ago. Think about... Read More

Is Chrome’s incognito mode actually incognito?

Google is making Incognito Mode more incognito, a report by 9to5Google claims. Currently, Incognito Mode does not really hide your presence from websites because web developers can still detect if you’re using the mode in the first... Read More

WhatsApp Business beta is available for iOS

Everyone’s favorite WhatsApp feature leakers WABetaInfo has revealed that WhatsApp Business is now available for iOS beta users. Previously, the app was only available for Android devices. WhatsApp Business is a tool for companies to easily... Read More

Top 4 Causes Of Summer Car Breakdowns

It’s common to get busy and put off car maintenance (we’ve all been there)—but preventing minor issues from becoming major car trouble is easier and less expensive than you think. In fact, proper car care can save you up to $1,200 a year in... Read More

Wills and Estate Planning

“Why do I need a will ? Everything is in joint name and there will just be another legal fee. Those @#!!!&** lawyers are all crooks anyway.” A not uncommon reaction when the question of estate planning is brought up. A will is always a good... Read More

How To Safely Share the Road with Large Trucks

Do you clutch the wheel a little tighter as you pass a semi or other large trucks? You’re not alone. Semis and large trucks navigate the roadways differently than other vehicles. Learning what they need — and what you can do — can help... Read More

Ways Parents Can Use Toys to Promote Learning

Toys And Unstructured Playtime Promote More Than Just Fun Children Thrive When Imagination Is Allowed To Flourish, Experts Say A child maneuvering toy cars down an imaginary highway in his backyard appears to be doing little other than having a... Read More

Year of the Data Nerd

Although Chinese astrology tells us that 2015 is the year of the Sheep, there’s strong evidence showing that this year may, in fact, be the Year of the Data Nerd. According to a December 2015 survey conducted by New Relic, tech companies are... Read More

Be Safe, Be Seen on Halloween

We want Halloween to be scary for all the right reasons. That’s why it’s so important for all our little monsters to wear reflective clothing or carry a flashlight, glow stick, or reflective bag. But don’t take it from us, here’s a group of... Read More

Four Reasons Why Companies Use @BoxHQ and @Office Together

Today’s IT organizations are asked to meet two often opposing requirements: providing employees with software they want to use, wherever they want to use it, while protecting their company’s most valuable information. Leading businesses are... Read More

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