GeekMom Samantha has five good reasons on why you should say no to Screen Free Week, and what we should be doing instead to foster balance and connection in a technology-filled world.
It is difficult for me to find earbuds that work in my ears. Most fall out because my ears are so tiny. For example, the standard iPod buds don’t even fit in my ears at all. I have used my kids earbuds in the past because they came with an extra small bud tip. But I can’t use my kids earbuds on a continual basis. The Moshi earbuds are the first earbuds I have found that actually stay in my ears.
When the folks behind WeFarm started formulating its peer-to-peer knowledge sharing network with the idea to connect small farmers in developing countries, they found that 90% of those growers simply didn’t have access to the internet. Enter the mobile phone, something that most of these farmers do have access to.
Dr. Jonathan Mugan’s first book, The Curiosity Cycle: Preparing Your Child for the Ongoing Technological Explosion is based on the idea that it’s not merely enough to expose our children to new facts and experiences. We need to instill in them a sense of curiosity so that they seek out new information. The book is divided into three sections. The first two focus mainly on the