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Knowledge is power: Tips to help children better understand our connected world

(BPT) - Technology has rapidly changed the way we live over the past 30 years. Where people once turned strictly to their televisions to watch their favorite shows or play video games, people can now access their favorite entertainment, anytime and anywhere — thanks to smart devices and a WiFi connection.

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Wednesday 08/15/2018
New technology promotes healthy aging in place
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 3:08 am

(BPT) - As millions of baby boomers reach their golden years, they’re changing the world yet again, this time by driving a booming market in senior-friendly aging-in-place technologies. From simple wearable devices to high-tech monitoring systems, the list of gadgets designed to help aging boomers stay independent is extensive and growing.

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Friday 08/10/2018
New Solution Helps Parents Manage Kids' Device Use at Home
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 2:59 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Nearly three quarters of parents wish they had a way to turn off their children's Wi-Fi access, according to results of a recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Comcast.

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Thursday 08/09/2018
The ABCs of Finance Apps
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 3:00 am

(NewsUSA) - As back-to-school time sets in, personal finance becomes more complicated for many families. Some have students away from home for the first time, others have expenses for tuition, and of course the many purchases associated with the start of school: backpacks, lunch bags, clothes, books, dorm room furnishings, not to mention the tech gear - phones, tablets, laptops, and don't forget extra chargers.

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Wednesday 08/08/2018
How Accurate is Your Weather Forecast?
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 3:09 am

(StatePoint) The weather is not just an idle topic for chit chat. It matters. Particularly when you have a vested business interest in the outcome, or you simply want to make plans for the next few hours or days.

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Tuesday 08/07/2018
Safety App Empowers Students, Offers Peace of Mind for Parents
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 2:58 am

(NewsUSA) - Sending the kids to college means letting go, but it doesn't mean disconnecting, especially when it comes to safety.

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Tuesday 07/31/2018
5 ways to beat the heat this summer
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 3:09 am

(BPT) - Everyone has had that moment when fun in the sun turns into a struggle to stay cool. And when that happens, all you want to do is get out of the heat as fast as possible.

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Monday 07/30/2018
5 simple tips to stay connected during back-to-school season
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 3:08 am

(BPT) - Back-to-school season is an exciting time for both students and parents, but it can be a stressful time as well. For students, it can be intimidating taking on new classes and settings, all while juggling extracurricular activities. Meanwhile, parents face added financial and emotional stress that comes with a new school year, from purchasing school supplies and new clothing to learning to let go. Through it all, one constant between students and parents is the desire to stay connected.

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Tuesday 07/24/2018
Kids and screens: Not all screen time is created equal
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 3:08 am

(BPT) - Screen time. You’ve heard the phrase before, and if you’re a parent, you’ve probably agonized over creating a screen time policy for your family. You understandably want a policy that reflects your family values, and you also want to consider your child’s wants, needs and expectations.

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