Pew Research: Concerned Parents, Tech-Savvy Kids

Children are using technology and social media. So how do parents feel about their children’s habits? According to recent research from Pew Research Center, “one-in-three parents say they have had concerns or questions about their child’s technology use in the last year.” In this survey, 33% of parents said they have had concerns or questions about […]

Pew Research: Mothers Support Each Other On Social Media

According to recent research from the Pew Research Center, mothers are heavily engaged on social media and are especially likely to give and receive support on social media. 81% of parents who use social media try to respond to good news others share in their networks, including 45% of social-media-using parents who “strongly agree” that […]

GOP Primary: Trusting Parents In Education (School Choice)

The GOP isn’t necessarily seen as a united party at the moment. It’s hard to find a single issue where the 15 Republican presidential candidates actually agree. However, there is one message that is being consistently stated by candidates from Bush to Paul to Carson. That message has to do with education: #TrustParents. Take a […]

“Like” Me And My Kids on Facebook

Parents Magazine has an important article both in their August print edition and online entitled Parenting in a Fakebook World: How Social Media Is Affecting Your Parenting. The article begins by sharing a story of parents oversharing (hint, involves potty training) on Facebook. The article then shares about a Parents Survey of more than 2,000 respondents: “79 […]

“The Truth About Trust” – Book Review

Trust is one of the basic components of daily life. Whether it’s trusting a spouse to remain faithful or an employer to compensate you for the hours you worked or yourself to stick to that diet, being trustworthy and ascertaining the trustworthiness of others are imperatives. In The Truth About Trust, David DeSteno, PhD, explores […]