Keeping your family safe is obviously something that you will always want - but that is not to say that it is necessarily easy to do so. In fact, you might sometimes find that it is quite surprising how much it takes to be able to keep everyone in your family safe, and for many parents this can be an ongoing worry which doesn’t really end. However, there are a number of solutions which you might want to think about if you are hoping to try to keep everyone under your roof as safe as possible, … [Read more...] about Tech That Could Make Your Family Safer
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Today, we carry around so many gadgets that are of such great value, yet we take their value for granted, both in economic and social terms. Just a decade ago, the idea that most people today would carry a device worth $1,000 in their pocket that they would subsequently get out anywhere and everywhere - even taking it on roller coasters, would have been hard to believe… as people simply wouldn’t have considered walking around with such a high value asset that was so easy to drop or have … [Read more...] about The Need for Gadget Protection
The way it used to be, tech didn't have pride of place in any household, in fact, it didn't exist at all! If you were looking for entertainment, you would play with your pets, or head out and play with your friends. Now, kids don't go outside to play much, but prefer to stay indoors on their laptops and tablets. And while the debate of the negative impacts of tech on our children has been ongoing for many, many years, tech does have pride of place in the house now. But rather than fighting … [Read more...] about What Tech Should You Really Let Your Kids Use?
October 15-21 is National Teen Driver Safety Week. As the mom of two teenage boys - I am scared to death to allow them to drive. I know I'll have to - eventually - but not before we can drill into their heads these safe driving practices even when we aren't in the car with them. 6 in 10 teen crashes are caused by distracted driving. Fortunately, crashes are preventable and there are strategies and new technology that can be helpful to improve the safety … [Read more...] about National Teen Driver Safety Week
Education has greatly evolved over the past few years, and teachers are moving to easier and practical forms of teaching. Advancements in the IT sector have revolutionized the way people communicate with each other and almost all other aspects of modern life. The education sector is no exception. Earlier kids used to rush to school carrying a load of books, and spend summer vacations on the playing field with friends. In this era, kids are born with a silver spoon in their mouths. They have … [Read more...] about 4 Ways You Can Use Technology to Teach Kids