Facebook your kids? Tweet your granny? E-mail your sister? However you want to connect with (or avoid) your family members, networks can help. This page has inspiration, strategies and advice on how to harness technology to creating the family relationships you want.
You’ll find that a lot of these articles reflect my current stage of life as the mother of two young kids. But I also round up news about how Facebook, FourSquare, Twitter and other social media tools affect teens, aging parents and other family dynamics.
This feature for The Wall Street Journal spells out the way online activities like Minecraft, social media and geocaching can bridge the generational divide.
I’ve lived in fear of the day when I’d need police assistance with my autistic son. But when that day came, it brought a beautiful surprise.
How can we prepare our kids for big-time tech entrepreneurship? This controversial story was featured on the cover of the Journal’s Report on Small Business, and teasered on the newspaper’s front page. I also created the content and data for a related sidebar, “Growing Up With Tech”.
The problem with the golden age of TV is that with so many choices, it’s hard to know what to watch. This guide and cheat sheet helps you choose the right shows for four different occasions: dedicated viewing, multitasking, working out and family viewing.
Today in the Christian Science Monitor’s Passcode, I look at what it takes to turn a curious, tech-minded kid into an ethical hacker.
Do boys have more trouble separating from video games than girls? It turns out that there’s now a solid body of research to draw on in answering that question.