BOB'S BLOG

July 14, 2017

Parenting — A foolproof guide to camping with kids

After many years and many camping trips, Matt Crossman looks back on mistakes made and lessons learned and passes his wisdom on to the uninitiated. (Hint: Bring s’mores. Lots of s’mores.)

July 14, 2017

Spiranac talks to youth about how she overcame cyberbullying | NevadaAppeal.com

STATELINE – Paige Spiranac is making her American Century Championship debut this week, and if you have spent any time on the Internet, you already are aware of her.The

July 14, 2017

Nerd Chick Adventures: Get kids moving with games

Dance games can get everyone grooving and apps can turn walks and workouts into adventures.

July 14, 2017

Why Parents Should Let Their Kids Goof Off

Letting children rest and play gives their brains opportunity to reboot.

July 13, 2017

10 Guidelines for Youth Strength Training

All kids should be involved in a fitness or exercise program. Although many kids participate in sports, their practices and games do not guarantee that they are exercising for the recommended 60 minutes a day. According to American College of Sports Medicine, kids should be working out at a moderate to high intensity on a… Read more »

July 13, 2017

7 kids cooking classes that feed curiosity, adventurousness

The secret recipe to making meals fun and healthy for the whole family may require heading back to school.

July 13, 2017

Are Adults Also at Risk from Snap Maps? - BestVPN.com

As parents freak out about Snap Maps I ask whether it is demonstrative of a deeper problem with social media for kids. Plus: are adults also at risk?

July 13, 2017

First robots came for our jobs, now they’re coming for our kids

Does your child have a question? There’s a smart toy for that. Welcome to the Internet of toys — an age that promises a cute animatronic to take on even the most tedious of parental tasks. You can …

July 12, 2017

Many schools now urge kids to bring their own screens

Got your own laptop or tablet? Bring it to class, many schools now say. Policies known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) or BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) initially raised eyebrows among parents and teachers, who feared they would open the door to addictive video games and social media in…

July 12, 2017

Perspective | 5 ways parents can help kids balance social media with the real world

Even social-media-savvy parents may be missing the mark when it comes to guiding our kids’ online interactions.