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Computers & Technology

Balancing your kids’ electronics-use with both organized activities and unstructured free time to dream and engage in creative pursuits, not only helps them become more conscientious users of technology, but also supports healthy brain deve... Read more

Parenting

What can parents do to buffer their kids from the adverse effects of screen technology? Read more

Parenting

People today have a constant wealth of information at their fingertips and access to social media for keeping up with family and friends. But at what cost? Read more

Parenting

While you consider options and activities for your children instead of hours of video games, take a look at these ways your children can practice previous skills, read interesting texts, solve problems, create and have fun! Read more

Summer

During the holidays, when people who have more look for opportunities to share with people who have less, it’s worth thinking beyond warm mittens and turkey dinners. Consider participating in one of these efforts to make the digital divide... Read more

Parenting

Without the benefit of body language that can help soften or defuse tense conversations, online discussions are ripe for misunderstandings and heated exchanges. How can we make social media a kinder place for the healthy exchange of views? Read more

Parenting

Teens by nature crave independence and privacy. As parents, how far should we go to respect their privacy while still ensuring they’re making sound decisions? Read more

Parenting

Families find various ways to take breaks from the digital world. Read more

Parenting

Apps are an extremely useful tool for everyday life, as well as for first-time parents. Check out what you might be missing! Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Face it, portable internet devices are here to stay, and our kids are fond of them. Screen time for kids becomes more palatable when we know they're learning something at the same time. Here are a few recommendations for both Android and Ap... Read more

Best of KC

For our digital natives, online interaction is part of the new order. But that doesn’t mean our kids don’t require old-fashioned parental guidance. Read more

Parenting

Here’s a news flash: Life can be stressful. For parents. And for kids. Technology, of course, is part of the problem. But it also can be part of the solution. The following apps were designed to promote well-being. Some are intended spec... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Sarah Stetner is proudly raising two young techies. Her sons, Gabriel, 3, and Isaiah, 6, are media mavens who know their way around an iPad—and almost every other device on the market. “Leapster, iPad, Wii, Xbox, computer, they do it all,” ... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

The average American child spends 1,500 hours a year on some sort of electronic device, whereas they spend only 900 hours in a school setting. Read more

Parenting

Moms turn to lots of places for advice. Our own mothers, our friends, Dr. Google and, of course, our smartphones. “I had a million questions and wanted to track everything. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Do you sometimes wonder whether going head-to-head with your children over screen time rules is worth the fight? A recent study confirms that, yes, getting your kids off the iPad—and other electronics—is worth the battle. Read more

Parenting

These apps help you remember important dates and help track your most fertile days when you’re trying to conceive. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

As with all social media, there are things to remember when announcing your arrival. Below, find a few dos and don’ts when using social media to announce a birth: Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Here are a few helpful apps to ensure a smooth nine months for expectant moms and dads: Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Even though your baby isn’t old enough to use a smart phone yet, there are plenty of great apps that can make your life as a new parent easier. Here are a few that are recommended by experienced KC parents! Read more

KC Baby Magazine