Think your child is only on Facebook and is probably aware of the dangers? Think again—and again, and again, and again. Your tweens and teens are on many social media sites, and chances are it’s not even Facebook. Most parents know about Facebook; heck, most parents are on Facebook. What parents don’t know about are the countless other social media experiences their children … [Read more...] about Ready, Set, Selfie: Should We Be Concerned About Our Kids On Social Media?
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A friend recently remarked about how she was bored to tears at one of her team meetings. I was surprised to learn there is a name for this feeling-- “meeting narcolepsy,” and even a support group on LinkedIn for employees suffering from it. Meetings happen in every office, every line of business, and there’s no way to avoid them. But they are also opportunities to build … [Read more...] about Taking Meetings From “Dull and Dreadful” to “Energetic and Effective”
I don’t really enjoy attending large industry conferences when I don’t know anyone. Is it just me, or does the idea of trying to meet new people at a crowded, loud trade event make you want to run for the hills? Small talk doesn’t come easy for most people and talking about the weather only goes so far. Attending industry events and trade shows is a requirement for many of us, … [Read more...] about How To Network at Conferences
Recently, we had something happen to us, and we just had to share it. If you’ve been reading our blog, you know our three kids are all on the autism spectrum. This means they have trouble picking up social cues. The other day, I walked into our kid’s room and they were watching something on YouTube via the Apple-TV (Awesome thing to get for them, by the way, … [Read more...] about The Internet: Friend or Foe?
Have children with asthma? Check out these apps! Long before I had two kids and became obsessed with tablet technology, I marketed ethical pharmaceuticals and medical devices. It was an amazing learning experience. So when I was recently asked to review an asthma app, I was interested. Full disclosure - I’m not going tell you which asthma app approached me and I’m not going … [Read more...] about Managing Asthma with Apps