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Are Your Kids Addicted to Technology?

Susan Stiffelman by Susan Stiffelman | January 13th, 2014 | No Comments
topic: Family Health, Health & Wellness, Personal Growth, Relationships | tags: advice, cell phone, children, family, family life, iPad, tablets, technology, unplugging

boy and computer

Does this sound familiar? A reader wrote:

Once my sons are on the computer or playing video games, I can’t get them to come to dinner or practice piano. They say they aren’t hungry, or that they have to use the computer to do their homework. What can I do?

Signed,

Tech’s Taken Over

Under Pressure

Jessica Harlan by Jessica Harlan | July 8th, 2008 | 1 Comment
topic: Green Living | tags: advice, food, healthy living

I must admit that although I was excited when I first got my pressure cooker, it never quite found a home in my kitchen. I’d take it out to make the occasional pot of beans or beef bourguignon, but then I’d pack it back up in the box it came in, and stash it in my laundry closet.