Age: Teens

Can social media hurt college recruitment?

On paper, everything checks out. John Doe is a model student, making the honor roll every semester. He had perfect attendance through high school. He was active in football, basketball, baseball, and track. He lettered in every sport and broke … Continue reading

4 ways the FitBit can change your home

Are you wearing one—a Fitbit? Mine, a Fitbit Flex, appeared on my wrist months ago. I had to ask my University of Dayton students how to operate the sleep function! Our youngest son loves telling me how many lights pop … Continue reading

Do your children have a right to privacy?

We often agonize about the technology expectations we have for our kids, but what rules do our children want for us? When kids between the ages of 10 to 17 were asked that question, their highest priority was that we … Continue reading

A mini elliptical for the whole family?

Has 2016 been an active one for you and your family? Winter has not been too challenging in keeping active; the Spring weather is “behaving” too. We have been enjoying the opportunity to be outside: walking our dog Ginger, yard work … Continue reading

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