Category Archives: kids

No Longer a Skype Resister

If you’ve resisted like me, get with the program. Every laptop you buy today has a webcam. Just download the free program and get to Skyping — I guess that’s a word now. Continue reading

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Striking a Balance for Kids of the Digital Age

I read about a survey and study presented this week by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop called Families Matter: Designing Media for a Digital Age. What I got out of it is that a lot of parents are just like me when it comes to teaching, protecting and entertaining our children today. Continue reading

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Is 3D Safe for Young Eyes?

So is 3D safe for those developing eyes? The American Optometric Association says it is. Continue reading

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Are you ready for mobile learning?

Are you ready for mobile learning? Our kids are. Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS: “I want to hug those guys!”

Was anyone in your house counting the days to March 27, frantically performing yard work for neighbors, and searching for quarters in couches? In my house this meant awaiting the arrival of the Nintendo 3DS. A month ago, Cool Breeze … Continue reading

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Digitally Distracted Kid Falls Off Train Platform

In Italy this week a 10-year-old boy walked right off an underground train platform and onto the tracks while playing his PSP. Continue reading

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A Snow Day Equals Snow Cream

Celebrate the storm that’s sweeping the country with some snow cream. Continue reading

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