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101 Fun Screen-Free Things to Do This Summer

It’s summer and school is out. That means large amounts of free time for the kids. And sometimes, it can also lead to the dreaded words no parent wants to hear: “Mom…I’m bored!” Don’t stick the kids in front of a screen all summer. Instead, beat boredom with 101 great screen-free activities that kids of all ages will enjoy. Best ...

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Secrets of a Screen-free Summer

Like it or not, technology has become a major part of our lives. Television, computers, smartphones, and tablets … most households have at least one (if not all) of these nifty devices. But if we’re not careful, our “screens” can become distracting and sometimes, even addictive. So why not try penciling in some “screen-free” time for your family this summer? ...

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6 Ways to Make Smart Entertainment Choices

In today’s fast-paced culture, entertainment options abound, available to us 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can be found nearly anywhere. For many of us, entertainment is just a mere click away, or found right at our very fingertips. You can watch movies, listen to music, and even read a book – all by using the smart ...

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Tablets for Toddlers? Research Says Not So Fast!

Many parents have an unfounded fear that their child will fall hopelessly behind their peers if he or she does not have a tablet or computer full of “educational” apps and activities from birth. Many believe early technology use is the key to acceptance at a top-tier college and thus, a bright future. Truth be told, those omnipresent screens in ...

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