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Monkey See Monkey Do

We all want our kids to grow and develop into the best version of themselves, and whilst we try our best to encourage them to do whatever they want to do with their lives, deep down, we all have an idea of what we feel is best for them. The truth is,... Read More

What Every Family Needs to do Before They Move in to a Home with a Pool

By Eric Lupton, President Life Saver Pool Fence Nearly 300-children under the age of five drown in pools and spas every year. The number one way to prevent drownings is through proactive parent supervision, but most drownings occur when a child was... Read More

Five Hiking Tips

I’m a long-distance hiker and outdoor travel blogger. I first got into backpacking during college on the Appalachian Trail. Upon graduation, I set out to hike the Appalachian Trail in its entirety from Georgia to Maine. Six months and 2,000 miles... Read More

What Are The Long-Form Video Options For Brands

Despite the shutdown of Go90, Verizon’s attempt to create mobile-first programming for young audiences, brands and marketers have more options for long-form online video than ever. The three-year-old Go90 never quite figured out how to grab a big... Read More

Keeping Tabs on Tech this School Year

Now that summer is winding down, it’s a great time to check in with your kids and ensure they’re interacting with their peers and participating in activities that don’t always revolve around technology. A recent ASHA... Read More

It’s Time To Check Your Credit

Roughly 36 million American adults – a sum that exceeds the combined population of the 20 largest U.S. cities – do not check their credit reports as often as they believe they should because they are afraid to see the exact contents, a new... Read More

How to Load a Dishwasher

If your dishes come out of the dishwasher dirty, you might be tempted to rinse them before loading. But that’s old school and completely unnecessary with modern dishwashers. If your dishes are dirty, the problem could be that you’re... Read More

The State Of Malware

Malwarebytes reports that ransomware detections increased 90% between 2016 and 2017 but that development of ransomware families have grown stale. While ransomware continues to be a threat, trends indicate that state sponsored ‘bad actors’ have... Read More

#PhishPoint attacks on Office 365

Over the past two weeks, we detected (and blocked) a new phishing attack that affected Office 365 customers. We estimate this percentage applies to Office 365 globally. PhishPoint marks an evolution in phishing attacks, where hackers go beyond just... Read More

10 Tips for Managing Kids’ Tech Time

The average child age 8 and under in the United States uses more than three personal tech devices—such as a tablet, smartphone, or video game console—at home, according to a new poll of parents conducted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing... Read More

How to Get Your Child To Do Homework Without a Fight

By Carol Tuttle, author of The Child Whisperer When it comes to your child’s homework, do you beg, plead, or bribe? Do you threaten consequences? You can make homework easier for both you and your children with some simple tips that honor their... Read More

DeMystifying the Cord Cutting Myth

In case you were wondering how the The Great Cord Cutting Myth gets started and why so many people are convinced the TV industry is a breath away from doom: This morning, an article, entitled “Cord Cutting Accelerates Faster Than Expected, As Cable... Read More

What Never to Put in the Dishwasher

Here are some items you shouldn’t wash in your dishwasher. Disposable aluminum tops this list. Disposable aluminum rusts, leaving black residue on the item you’re washing and possibly the surrounding items. Instead, hand wash... Read More

Here’s What I Learned Golfing with an ‘Old Guy’

I played my first round of golf with my father-in-law under a sweltering June, Father’s Day sun. Although I had known him for years prior to that day, and we had shared many a heartfelt, “man-to-man” kind of moment, we had never... Read More

Six Simple Ways to Use Storytelling as Teaching Tools

By Jim Weiss Stories are spectacularly successful learning tools. Many studies show that children whose parents tell and/or read stories to them from an early age turn out to be better readers and students later on. Furthermore, you are twenty times... Read More

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