Category: Culture

How to Safely Connect Online with Friends and Family

Social media has provided an incredible opportunity for people to connect with others. Whether you’re connecting with friends who you’ve never met in person (only on the internet), or you’re staying in contact with friends you’ve known for years in person, the internet has created a whole new way of interacting with other people. However, what Read More…

College Shopping Q&As

Determining which college to go to is an incredibly important decision. In fact, it’ll shape the rest of your life. Your college education is a defining factor in your career. It connects you with the people with whom you become friends. It influences your general reputation, and touches on a host of other individual aspects Read More…

Quick Tips for a Great Neighborhood Social

Planning a neighborhood social can be a great way to bring everyone together. You can make some new friends, create a network of people willing to help each other, and introduce the kids of the neighborhood to each other, so they all have someone to play with. It can also be quite the undertaking. Making Read More…

4 Tips for Traveling with Other Families on Vacation

Summer vacations are a beloved time of bonding for many families. After all, the kids are out of school, plenty of vacation destinations run discounts, and other families are similarly taking vacations. Going on your summer vacation with another family may be a great way for your kids to spend some time with their friends, Read More…

5 Safety Tips for Theme Park Trips

If you’re like thousands of other families, you are planning to take a summer vacation this year. And the likely destination? A theme park. With infrastructures designed to keep you and your kids entertained and busy all day (or even a few days), they’re one-stop shops for your summer vacation needs. Being safe should be Read More…

6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy During Summer Vacation

Kids love summer vacation. But parents often find it hard to keep them active while they’re not in school. That’s why summer vacation can sometimes end with kids merely languishing in front of the TV or playing on their phones. That’s not great for kids nor parents. One of the reasons this happens is because Read More…

The Impact of Trolling and Internet Harassment

Have you ever scrolled through the comments section on social media and shaken your head at the vile comments that seem to take everything to a needlessly personal level? Congratulations, you’ve witnessed a troll at work. Trolling has a history nearly as old as the internet itself. And we all know it had its real-life Read More…

Baby Names: Unique or Common?

It makes sense that you’d stress a little bit about your baby’s name. After all, your baby’s name will follow him or her throughout life. This makes choosing the perfect name to sometimes feel like a bit of a balancing act. A kid with a very common name may feel safe, but somewhat generic, like Read More…

The Pros and Cons of Neighbor Apps

Nowadays, connecting with your neighbors can feel more difficult than ever. Most people don’t know their neighbors at all, or only say hi to them when they happen to be outside at the same time. When you feel so disconnected from the people who live right next door, you don’t have that comforting sense of Read More…

How To Be Trusting in the Digital World

In most cases, it’s good to have a healthy level of skepticism in life. You don’t want to blindly believe everything you’re told, as it can easily lead to disaster. However, if you’re not careful, that skepticism can easily become paranoia. Then you’ll have a hard time trusting anyone you run into online. If you’re Read More…