family tech

Tech and train-hopping

Jul 3, 2014
Sometimes technology aids our ability to be adventurous.
Posted In: trains, family tech, train-hopping, hacking

Going unplugged for family vacation

Aug 1, 2013
What do you do when a family member has their face buried in a gadget during vacation?
Posted In: vacation, summer vacation, family tech

How to raise mindful kids in the digital age

May 2, 2013
What is appropriate language to use online and in everyday life? Janell Burley Hofmann, a mother of five who helps us figure out how to behave with technology, shares her advice.
Posted In: NBA, Twitter, family tech, family

I want my iPad! How to handle toddler tech tantrums

Apr 25, 2013
What do you do when your child can't live without their digital tablet?
Posted In: iPad, family, family tech, kids

Photo Op-ed: Digital camera etiquette

Mar 21, 2013
These days, digital cameras are everywhere. In most cases, our phones double as cameras. But when is it right to snap a picture and when is it not? And how do our kids figure in to all of this?
Posted In: family, Tech, cameras, family tech

Taking smartphones out of sleepovers

Mar 4, 2013
How do you host a sleepover for your kids without smartphones getting in the way?
Posted In: smartphone, family tech, iPhone

Turn that thing off! Setting rules for family tech use

Feb 22, 2013
How do you spend time with family without electronics getting in the way?
Posted In: family, Tech, family tech, parenting

The golden rule of group texts

Feb 14, 2013
Janell Burley Hofmann, one of our resident tech etiquette gurus, is a Cape Cod Mother of five with strong opinions about how to behave with technology. Today's topic: Group text messages.
Posted In: text messages, Tech, mobile, family tech

iPad home videos: An etiquette lesson

Feb 7, 2013
iPad home videos -- what's worth recording, where, and how?
Posted In: iPad, Tech, family tech