Parents reported greater communication and closeness when teenagers initiate calls seeking social support. Credit: Getty Images How's your relationship with your child? Researchers say you can tell a lot from your cellphone...You think you're keeping in touch, but your kid may think you're meddling.
Texting while driving is a major cause of automobile accidents. Credit: Getty The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tells us texting while driving is 40 percent more dangerous than drinking and driving. In fact, 15...While we understand the dangers of distracted driving, we're not so sure our teenage drivers really get it.
Clean those hard-to-reach areas while killing germs this flu season. Credit: The Container Store We must have missed the news a few years ago when it was announced that computer keyboards can be dirtier than public toilets. But now...Kill computer germs -- and fight the flu virus -- with this handy new product.
If you're shopping for an Android cell phone for the gadget guru on your holiday list, the new Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is one of the best we've seen out there. Fully-loaded with a big and beautiful crystal clear touch display and a...If you're shopping for an Android cell phone for the gadget guru on your holiday list, the new Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is one of the best we've seen out there.
If your kids wake up bleary-eyed every day and you're concerned they may have a sleep problem, you may want to take a look at exactly what they're doing after the lights go out. Children who sneak time on their cell phones, computers and other...OMG, parents, it's time to take away your teen's cell at night. Sleep is nothing to LOL about.
Helaine Becker doesn't do mornings. But that doesn't stop her from being a prolific and award-winning author of children's books, as well as a busy mother of two teenage boys -- Michael, 17, and Andrew, 15. The Toronto writer and public speaker has...
Everybody who has ever had a child has a story about the day the kid was born. Some are better than others, of course. But this story might be the best I've heard yet. A very pregnant Kerry Colber of Portland, OR, started having contractions on...
Are you celebrating the ushering in of a new administration with an inauguration party? Nothing says "Yes We Can" like Obama cupcakes. -- AlphaMom They say we're the helicopter parent generation, always hovering, never willing to let go. Maybe we...