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10 Family Ideas for Winter

10 Family Ideas for Winter

There is a Japanese proverb that goes like this: “One kind word can warm three winter months.” With winter almost here, it can be tempting to spend more time indoors, on technology. But we recommend sharing kind words and quality time with your family, the people you love. This winter, take a break from technology, […]

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Sleep Texting?

When Dr. Kate Murdoch, from Washington and Lee University, published the results of her sleep deprivation study, the key finding was that a higher number of daily texts was associated with more sleep problems in college freshmen. She cited 2 main potential causes for this connection: Students feel pressured to respond immediately to texts, no […]

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Technology ruining the family vacation?

Technology ruining the family vacation? A new study looked at the impact of technology on lives and found that electronic devices are destroying family vacations. Between all the digital distractions for families and parents who stay connected to work at all times, 47% of North American (U.S. and Canada) parents agree that technology is ruining […]

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Technology and impact of sleep

A study from the National Sleep Foundation found the following relationship between communications technology and sleep: 43% of Americans say they rarely or never get a good night’s sleep Almost 95% of those surveyed said that they use some kind of electronic device in the hour before bedtime and 61% said they use a computer […]

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“The dying art of conversation…”

“The dying art of conversation…”

True face-to-face conversation is something that is quickly becoming a lost art and we wonder if future generations will even engage in real conversations at all. And yet, according to many experts face-to-fact conversation are critically important to our well-being. Conversations are also important for our children. “Conversations with each other are the way children […]

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