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Earth Day 2014: Green Cities and green selves | By Kristen Faber
Every year on Earth Day, more than one billion people take part in activities and gestures to help make the planet a better place. Here are a few ways that you can join this growing community of environmentally concerned citizens.
Time Shift Your TV – Ken Burns’ ‘The Address’ | By Ann Oldenburg
Ken Burns' The Address - Melding history, using black and white photos from Lincoln’s time, to footage taken at the school now, Burns shows how what may seem like a simple task – memorizing 272 words – isn’t simple or easy at all, especially for these boys, who have dyslexia, attention-deficit, speech disorders and other issues.
Remote Sleep | By Laura Fries
How many times have you turned on a movie or show for the kids to help them unwind after dinner only to find them bouncing off the walls at bedtime? It seems natural to relax in front of the TV at the end of the day.
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Time Shift Your TV – Burka Avenger | By Ann Oldenburg
Just a few weeks ago, the 73rd annual Peabody Awards winners were announced. The awards are given annually for excellence in storytelling in electronic media. One show is worth noting to parents. It’s Burka Avenger.
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SMS: A Primer for Parents in Social Media Speak | By Laura Fries
For those of us who can remember a time when there was (gasp) no Internet, it’s hard enough to navigate the technical issues of social media, let alone the lingo and trends. Do you know your Social Media Speak? By now, even novices know that LOL stands for Laugh Out Loud. How about TBT? What about MCM? Turns out, in the world of social media, there are themes for what to post on the days of the week.
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