Managing screen time

May 23, 2016  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

The company behind a device that helps parents enforce their home’s internet rules and restrictions, Circle with Disney, launched last winter in partnership with Disney for its included media content, will now allow parents to manage children’s devices outside the home: New subscription service Circle Go lets parents manage kids’ devices outside the home  

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Cell phones and blue light exposure

May 23, 2016  |   For parents of teenagers,For teens   |   Click on title to comment!

New research has revealed that exposure to bright, blue-tinged light – similar to the kind emitted by your smartphone – can affect our metabolisms, potentially causing us to stack on weight, and mess with our bodies’ ability to regulate glucose. http://www.sciencealert.com/checking-your-phone-at-night-could-be-messing-with-your-metabolism

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The risks of staying in an unhappy marriage ‘for the kids’

May 18, 2016  |   For divorced parents,For parents of children   |   Click on title to comment!

This article discusses the risks that staying together in an unhappy marriage poses for the kids: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/7-ways-you-can-damage-your-kids-by-staying-in-a-bad-marriage_us_573b4845e4b0646cbeeaf9a9

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Keeping kids safe when swimming

May 18, 2016  |   For parents of children   |   Click on title to comment!

Some helpful tips for parents on how to help your kids stay safe when swimming: http://www.livescience.com/54786-tips-for-keeping-kids-safe-in-swimming-pools.html  

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Touch Tomorrow

May 14, 2016  |   For parents of children   |   Click on title to comment!

Touch Tomorrow at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is an amazing educational and interactive event of science, robotics, with lectures, movies, and a range of child friendly, hands-on activities by students, as well as representatives from NASA and other scientific organizations. http://wp.wpi.edu/touchtomorrow/  

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