Category: Culture

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…

How to Raise a 21st Century Kid

Today’s world is undoubtedly completely different from the world you grew up in. The rise of technology means that everyone is constantly connected, making socialization and collaboration much easier. People can learn, play, make friends, and even work from a single device. However, this accessibility also comes with a list of downsides. Kids are especially Read More…

Don’t Miss a Birthday This Holiday Season

Growing up, you might have thought it sounded great to have a birthday around the holidays. If your birthday was close to Christmas or another holiday, you got twice the presents! Right? Sadly, this often isn’t the case. Depending on just how close they are to each other, the two events will get rolled into Read More…

Is a Social Media Curfew a Good Idea?

Curfews have been around forever; most kids have a certain time when they’re expected to be home. And in some areas, that curfew is even enforced legally. There’s even something of a curfew on cable television, as some television shows with more adult-centered content are only allowed to be shown after a certain time, when Read More…