The word “selfie” was coined online on September 13, 2002. It was of someone’s busted lip (no joke). While people were taking pictures of themselves for years and putting them online before 2002, the word “selfie” wasn’t used in conjunction with a picture of oneself until 2002.
Tying shoes is one of those skills that some kids master quickly and other struggle with. Sometimes you may even include “practice tying your shoes” as part of your curriculum. Here’s a quick and easy way I found that can help your kids get their shoes tied.
Winter is finally upon us and that means, snow, ice, and clod temperatures. OK, maybe not for everyone but here in the Northeastern United States it can get nasty. If you live in any country where temperatures can drop below freezing you’ll want to follow these 7 winter safety tips for laptops, tablets, & smartphones.
Parents everywhere are sighing with relief that the holidays are over and the hectic schedules of concerts, parties, and routines are returning to normal. It’s easy to pack away the holiday decorations for another year, but it’s not realistic to forget the special presents our children received. Many of our sons and daughters unwrapped digital devices that require our attention and supervision- at least until you are comfortable with a child’s digital skill set.
Digital Devices And Children: Things To Consider
It’s no secret our kids are digitally connected at rates that were incomprehensible when we were the same ages all those years ago. While many people assume digital devices are only geared for teens, it might be surprising to realize that even infants and toddlers have daily access to tablets, Smartphones, computers, and more. In fact, children between the ages of 0 to 8 spend one-quarter of their screen time on digital devices. Continue Reading →
One of the biggest challenges for astronauts in space is maintaing their muscle mass and bone density. In this video from Smarter Every Day, Destin discovers how astronauts lift weights in space and why NASA burns their pee after they return from a trip to the International Space Station.