“I am going to bring bikini tops,” said my boyfriend nervously, “because I know you and your sister won’t have packed any.” Of course we hadn’t: neither of us had really worn a proper bikini in years, particularly if we weren’t on a public beach.
While it might not bring parents as much joy as a first step or first word, the right time to introduce kids to a smartphone is an important moment. Smartphones have become the most important piece of technology we own, connecting us with friends, keeping us updated on the world around us, and letting us capture our biggest moments.
Let me share with you a grandmother’s perspective of parenting today. I learned a lot during a holiday visit from 5-year-old Joshua and his parents.
Being married, or ever having been married, comes with a much lower risk of developing dementia compared to being a lifelong bachelor or bachelorette, a new analysis of previous studies suggests.
The much-maligned generation of millennials, those born between roughly 1980 and 2000, has been chided for being selfish, spoiled, uncommunicative, over-communicative and addicted to trophies, hookups and likes.
Mutesi’s 10-year-old son is tech savvy and can effectively operate a smart phone. He can navigate different apps on the internet with ease. In a world where technology is fast becoming a way of life, the mother of two also bought a laptop for his children to use whenever she is away to keep them busy instead of wandering in the neighborhood.