Dr. Gwenn’s Updated Family Media Use Plan

Family Using Technology

In 2010, I created a Family Media Use Plan for my book CyberSafe. To mark the last day of  National Cyber Security Awareness Month, I want to share with you my revised Family Media Plan.  The focus of my new plan is to help your family live a good, balanced digital life. … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day

Stuff for mom

Happy Mother's Day!  Today is a wonderful time to celebrate all the great women in children's lives who care for them. This time of year I find myself inspired by the poems of Erma Bombeck who has a knack for capturing the essence of being a mom and a parent. I came upon the following poem not too long ago and wanted to share it with you - it is truly perfect for today (Source: Between Us … [Read more...]

Ready, set…turn off those screens!

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This week is the annual Screen Free Week. It's a great time to try and live life with as little technology as you and your family can, when not in school or work. It's actually a tough challenge. Screens are everywhere - stores, restaurants, hotels, gas stations. However, annual week's like Screen Free Week allow us to all reconnect without so much technology and come out the other side with more … [Read more...]

2016 Spring Tool Box

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush ~ Doug Larson Spring seems to put a smile on most people. And with good reason. After a long, cold winter in most areas of the country, the warm temperatures, green grass and blooming trees and flowers are invitations to get outside and air out. Its hard to not have a bounce in your step after being stuck inside without sun … [Read more...]