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Top 10 Greatest Tech Gadgets for Parents

by: Nicole Fabian-Weber   1. Pacifier Thermometer   Summer Infant Pacifier Thermometer, Teal/White   It’s the perfect antidote to taking baby’s temperature “the old fashioned way.” Beside the fact that the pacifier thermometer makes it so we don’t have to combat wiggly, kicking legs (and a few yelps!), it’s a great way to see if baby has a fever in …

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How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus

Are your children prepared to think and focus for success in 21st century life? By: Jim Taylor, PhD Thinking. The capacity to reflect, reason, and draw conclusions based on our experiences, knowledge, and insights. It’s what makes us human and has enabled us to communicate, create, build, advance, and become civilized. Thinking encompasses so many aspects of who our children …

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Top 10 Concerns about Children and Technology

by: Devorah Heitner, PhD One of my favorite parts of Raising Digital Natives is presenting to parent groups, teachers and administrators.Frequently, parents and teachers share their experiences with me, so I learn as much as I teach. Being exposed to the concerns parents and teachers have about kids in the digital age is extremely informative and valuable to shaping the the …

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How Technology Has Made Parenting Harder

By: By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Cellphones, tablets, video games and computers — the average youngster has logged thousands of hours on digital technologies by the time they leave home. And all these technologies have changed the way parents do their jobs. Though digital technology allows parents to entertain or keep tabs on their youngsters, for the most part, all of these …

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