I grew up in the technology boom, fascinated by all the latest and greatest things from accessible cell phones to Friendster (totally dating myself) – and have loved every second of it. My personal and professional lives have been forever changed by the evolution of technology, and I’m thrilled that my kids will have access to these incredibly powerful devices and tools – … [Read more...] about Smartphones and Kids: Worth the Wait
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When struggling with infertility, some couples discover that their problems, in part, are due to decreased sperm motility (the ability to move) or a low sperm count. Since many couples prefer to seek natural remedies for increasing sperm count before turning to more invasive medical procedures, it can be a relief to learn that sometimes the key to increasing sperm count can be … [Read more...] about Natural Remedies for Increasing Sperm Count
Many moms return home from the hospital, eager to show off their new bundle of joy and to lose the baby weight that they acquired. While you may have the best baby-weight-loss intentions, the hectic schedules and sleep deprivation associated with being a new mom can make your weight loss efforts seem like a losing battle. With patience and focus, however, you can shed many of … [Read more...] about Quick Ways to Lose Baby Weight
It seems like every week there’s a new teen sexting story making headlines. Last week, a sexting “ring” involving roughly 100 high school students in Canon City, CO, revealed that these kids were not only trading nude images of themselves, but were – GASP – hiding them behind vault apps, which password protect and hide images and videos behind seemingly innocuous apps. While … [Read more...] about Teen Sexting: Why Parents Shouldn’t Wave the White Flag
I won’t lie - my family spends a lot of time on the tablet. Since we’ve cut cable, which I blogged about in this article, the tablet has become our primary mechanism of screen time. It’s actually much nicer than the continuously loud blaring TV. Our house is actually quieter with the exception of my boys fighting over toys. With our cable cut, my kids are constantly looking … [Read more...] about Are App Rewards Sending Kids the Wrong Message About Life?