Today Google celebrates its 15th birthday with an interactive Google doodle game. One father reflects on how Google has changed the face of information, learning, and parenting.
Sextortion photos: A California teen allegedly hacked into Miss Teen USA's webcam to get nude photos of her for blackmail. Webcams don't have to be a vulnerability in kid safety if parents adopt an ethic of a Cyberhood Watch.
Religion apps offer believers new ways to meditate, confess, study the Torah, and learn Bible stories, all in the palm of your hand.
Oracle Team USA won America's Cup yesterday, but only one of the 24-person crew is an American, leaving one mom to field questions from her kids about the value of 'winning at all costs.'
Toys R Us has agreed to remove gender assignments to toys in its stores in the United Kingdom. Should toy stores eliminate the pink and blue aisles entirely?
'The Goldbergs,' a new ABC comedy highlighting the chaos tinged with humor that can overwhelm family life, hit close to home for this mom, who says the show put the 'real' in really funny.
With college students tucked into their dorm rooms, empty nesters see new real estate in their old rooms, but kids may expect find their old bedroom intact. Head off conflict by discussing the transition together.
Bill Nye (The Science Guy) is becoming a fan favorite on Dancing with the Stars setting a refreshing example for kids who believe that you have to choose between being 'the smart kid' and being 'the popular kid.'
Homework: When a dad tried doing his daughter's homework for a week to understand why she was up all night, he learns there may be no point. Has homework reached a tipping point?
Lily Collins has been deemed the 'most dangerous' celebrity to search for by Internet security firm McAfee, because a query for 'Lily Collins' yields a high number of results laced with malware. Time to brush up on internet security.
As college application time nears, recruiters from high price colleges are pitching more than an education to high school seniors. How much is the 'college experience' really worth?
A study examining teens' 'anti-social' text messages found that kids who 'talk the talk' also 'walk the walk.' While the study looks at the issue in a new way, the results are are nothing new, despite the dramatic headlines.
Children learn through play, a fact seldom included in school curriculum standards. Could the creativity and social interaction facilitated by digital devices be just the playful break that kids need?