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Travel Tech

This summer, as you travel, you may be able to take some technology along with you. The great thing about apps and e-books is the amount of space they save in your bags! Whether you have an Android device, an Apple device, or even a computer, there are lots of tech choices. Here are some fun apps and e-books that you may want to consider loading up on your devices before you go, or even just for summer enjoyment around home.

I Love You, But... Please Don't Embarrass Me....

by: Kim Green-Spangler

Minding Mobile Manners

Kids ages 8 to 12 are spending as much as two to three hours each day on mobile devices such as laptops, netbooks, tablets or smartphones, according to a recent survey by Intel. That translates into a significant amount of time that parents can use to take advantage of teachable moments to reinforce good etiquette and safety.

Literary Duck Summer Fun with Klutz

School is out and the kids need something to do! <a href="http://www.literaryduckblog.org/" target="_blank">Literary Duck</a> shares their recommendation for fun with Klutz.

Plan to Be Spontaneous This Summer

For many families, summer is the time to hit the open road and see the country. However, there is a lot of pressure for parents to take their children everywhere, see everything and keep a tight schedule, according to “Family Adventure Mom,” Deborah Geigis Berry.

Reboot Your Morning Routine

Are you a morning robot, going through the same tired motions every single day? Or are your mornings rushed and chaotic, making you more of a morning monster? Morning routines don’t have to be boring or frustrating — and rebooting your routine can have a positive effect on your entire day.

A Mother's Day Sunrise Surprise

<strong>A Mother’s Day Sunrise Surprise</strong>

Online Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

Parents’ concerns about Internet safety used to be confined to the computer. Today, kids have more access to the Internet through smart phones and gaming devices so the potential for cyberbullying is greater than ever.

Prevent Sports-Related Eye Injuries

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Make Mealtime Meaningful

<!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} -->Could lasagna help you improve your relationships? It just might, if it helps get people to the dinner table. Dinner is a great time for family, friends and couples to catch up with each other, face to face. But when hectic schedules fill up the calendar, it can be hard to find the time to sit down together. Fortunately, with a little planning, some time-saving products and cooperation, even the busiest people can find the time to reconnect over a good, wholesome meal.