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Don’t Let Infertility Win – Consider Frozen Donor Eggs

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For any woman who desperately wants a child, finding out that her eggs are no longer viable can lead to a powerful range of emotions. Failure, guilt, jealously, anger, rage; they’re all common feelings. Throw sadness, emptiness, self-pity, and anxiety into the mix and who could blame her for feeling like her dreams of becoming a Mom have been ripped apart? Read More »

New Report Finds Teens Feel Addicted to Their Phones, Causing Tension at Home

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A new report issued today by Common Sense Media finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to mobile devices, and 59 percent of their parents agree that their kids are addicted. Additionally, parents and children are concerned about the effects mobile device use has on their daily lives—from driving to the dinner table—with over one-third of the families in the Common Sense poll arguing about it daily. Read More »

Top tips for recycling tossed-aside tech

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Do you know what to do with that old computer monitor sitting in storage? What should you do with a retired PC or tablet? If the items cluttering your home were newsprint, plastic bottles or aluminum cans, you would know exactly what to do with them – recycle! But if you’re unsure how to recycle technology, you’re not alone. Nearly ... Read More »

Update Your Home this Summer with These Techy Toys

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For many people technology is a double-edged sword. Sure, technology can make work easier and more efficient but actually using “techy” devices can be frustrating and complicated. Thankfully the newest high-tech gadgets are easier to assemble and use than ever, making this summer the perfect time to give your home an update. Not only will these devices be easy-to-use; they’re also cost-efficient, time-saving, and will give you a little more peace of mind when it comes to your family’s health and safety. Read More »

Illuminating the New Year: The International Year of Light 2015

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Still deciding on a last-minute New Year’s resolution? Maybe you just want a more tangible goal under your belt? A marker in the not-to-distant-future that will not only be fun and rewarding to move towards, but one that also involves commitment, compassion and travel? If this sounds like what you are looking for, why not resolve to make 2015 a year of light? That’s right: a remarkable year of light! Read More »

7 Ways To Help Kids Unplug From Technology

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Our lives feel busier than ever – cell phones, tablets and laptops can certainly help us be more efficient, but they can also make us feel like we need to be accessible to everyone all the time. Kids are introduced to technology at a younger age than ever before. Is technology a good thing or a bad thing when it comes to raising our kids? Here are some tips to help parents find balance and set some boundaries around screen time. Read More »

Dealing with Travel in the Digital Age

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There has never been more access to social media from a barrage of outlets as there is now. Whether a phone or netbook or notebook or mini-notebook or laptop or desktop, just to name a few, social media has made it almost impossible to go without some sort of device to connect to one another with. Though for many parents this may be a sign of the times or an indication that we are spending less time together face-to-face with our friends and family, it can also be a useful tool when it comes to traveling and travel ideas for capturing those moments of pure delight with your family. Read More »