On Parenting: Technology


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Does tracking kids relieve anxiety or fuel it?

New back-to-school devices are pushing the boundaries on how we keep track of our kids.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Safety, Technology

Posted at 01:09 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Infants and toddlers spending twice as much time with TV, DVDs as they are with books, new report says

Common Sense Media released a study that says children are using electronic media at staggering levels. Among the research, infants and toddlers were found to spend twice as much time with screen media (TV and DVDs) as books.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  01:09 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, screen time, children and electronic media

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Waldorf School vs. electronic classroom: The new parental debate

The computer-less classrooms of Waldorf schools has parents talking.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, screen time

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Thank you, Steve Jobs

The iPhone, MacBook Air and iMac desktop has helped at least one stay-at-home mom combine her love of parenting and journalism.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  parenting and technology, Steve Jobs, parenting and iPhone

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Spying on kids: Not yes or no, but how much?

Momspeak columnist Tracy Grant believes moms and dads should spy on their children, but is spying a form of helicopter parenting?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spying, kids and technology, free-range kids, helicoptering