Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
Earth Day had reached into its current status as the largest secular observance in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people... Read More
The CAGE questionnaire is a very simple quiz commonly used to assess alcoholism.5 Here I have adapted it to apply to technology addiction:
Have you ever felt you needed to cut down on your technology usage?
Have people annoyed you by criticizing your... Read More
Disney released the first trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi today.
The trailer premiered at the Star Wars Celebration fan event in Orlando, Florida, before hitting the internet. It shows Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, training with... Read More
Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company’s Fire tablets. As a bonus, Amazon says its service will also help spark discussions about the books kids read and the videos they watch. Parents first... Read More
As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to describe exactly what you do to other adults, much less to your kids. We learned that the best way to explain what we do is by teaching the young ones how they can be entrepreneurs themselves.
We set out to author... Read More
Brazil and Princeton Dowe are twins in the second grade. Between classwork, homework and playdates they decided to launch a bottled water company. It’s called Water 2 Kids.
The Dowe twins were inspired to create a company that provides healthy... Read More
The number of kids with autism has increased in the last 20 years. Because of this, it’s very important to teach children how to interact with new friends who may have autism.
Luckily, one of the most popular children’s shows of all time agrees.... Read More
We talk to parents all the time who are at a loss.
Their student seems to be doing everything they can to succeed in their math classes, but they’re still barely making it.
Every day is a struggle. Both you and the student may feel discouraged,... Read More
Did you know that today is National Pack Your Lunch Day? Whether it’s for your little ones, other half or just you, these Honey BBQ Tuna Sliders are delicious, different and have 29 grams of protein! All that fuel will keep you going all... Read More
Data collection by smart toys makes the problem more pressing than ever
The digital lives of many children are born shortly after they are, when their parents start posting baby pictures on social media. Over the years a child’s digital trail... Read More
Diversity has gone from something we all celebrate to a hot-button issue in recent months. But Chicago children’s book author Veronica Appleton is available for in-studio commentary or interview with an upbeat and positive message about promoting... Read More
By Mary Stewart-Oliver, M.A., M.Ed., PPSC, Counselor for The Prentice School
With the California public school system ranking the lowest in the nation for student-teacher ratio, at an average of 24-1, compared to the national average of 16-1,... Read More
Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.
And while there isn’t a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that... Read More
Testing prep company founder debunks misconceptions, helps parents get organized
The New Year brings a shocking reality to millions of parents of teenagers – college is right around the corner. The second semester of the school year for high school... Read More