Archive for the ‘Holiday gifts’ Category

posted by on Holiday gifts, Parenting, Parenting Blogs, Parenting books, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Uncategorized

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No one said raising kids was easy, but when it comes to teenagers that’s a completely different animal. On a weekly basis I am bombarded with calls and emails from parents that are at their wit’s end dealing with their teen — we hear this a lot: “Our highly intelligent son used to bring home all […]

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One of my favorite organizations, #iCANHELP, has a message to share for a special day coming soon – Mother’s Day: Sacramento, CA – National nonprofit #icanhelp is launching a campaign for Mother’s Day to show that My Mom Rocks. During the month of May we want you to share all of the great things that […]

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According to the National Retailer Federation, more than 30% of consumers are expected to buy wearables, smartphones and other electronics this holiday season. If you’re a parent, chances are a smartphone or tablet tops your child’s wish list this holiday season. For kids, owning a tablet or smartphone is about being cool. But for parents, […]

posted by on Family Time, Holiday gifts, Teens and Computers, Teens and Technology

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The holidays are here and for many people it means family time and lots of it! Of course with teenagers today, they go at their own pace, in their own “space” whether it is in the digital world (though they are with you literally – they are zoned out) or they are with you with […]

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In a time when Facebook and Twitter are the new normal for conversation, it is nice to hear that teens and parents are concerned about privacy issues online. A new poll finds that many parents have new concerns about their children and their privacy online. The Pew Internet Project and the Berkman Center for Internet […]

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Do you have that one person that is a struggle to buy for?  Someone that has everything? The holidays are upon us and that means it’s time for families to come together and celebrate. What better way to celebrate togetherness than reading books. Papersalt, a Seattle-based company, has spent the last year creating thoroughly-researched products […]