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Crazy talk. Or, is it? SmartPhones, Cigarettes, and Our Children

Reading Time: 8 minutes Smartphones are causing negative health effects. We even have a medical diagnosis for smartphone addiction (it’s Nomophobia, by the way). Look for yourself-you don’t have to dig very deep to find it. We have developed difficulties with sleeping, anxiety, compulsive web surfing, loneliness, depression, even vision and balance disturbances.

The Tech Solution - how to manage screen-time

Reading Time: 5 minutes Technology use carries with it myriad potential consequences—among them cyberbullying, sleep deprivation, poor posture, back...

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Screen time during isolation – Quality over quantity 

Reading Time: 4 minutes At PK Beans we spend most of our days focused on bringing play into children’s...

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Access to Technology

Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the biggest challenges for parents is deciding when (not if just when) a...

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Mom, When I Grow Up, I Want To Be An Influencer

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you ask your children what they want to be when they grow up, there is a good chance that the answer will be “an influencer.”

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3 Ways to Ease the Pain of High-Tech Parenting

Reading Time: 6 minutes Last week, my teenager spilled a milkshake on his MacBook Air and I’m convinced it...

How to balance electronics and nature?

Reading Time: 6 minutes So many parents today complain that their kids are always inside and plugged into their...

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Unplugged and Unbothered

Reading Time: 4 minutes Organize your electronics for a happier and healthier home If you spent 2016 lost in...

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Teach Children to Stay Safe on the Internet

Reading Time: 6 minutes Back to School Means Back Online: How to Teach Children to Stay Safe on the...

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Keep Children Safe While Playing Pokémon Go

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Pokémon Go” is Dangerous for Children, Says Children’s Safety Group Tech safety expert weighs in...

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