From digital dilemmas like managing screen time and the effects of social media, to new apps and devices that can make parenting easier (or at least more fun), family tech expert Rebecca Levey, along with tech reporter Andrea Smith and blogger Amy Oztan, explore the ups and downs of parenting in the digital age. Join them every week on Parenting Bytes where they will discuss the latest tech, gadgets, apps, and issues around raising the digital generation - and maybe learn something even your digital kid didn't know!
How you and your kids can help stop Asian hate - Episode 249
After the Atlanta shootings, Chinese-American blogger, teacher, and tech expert Leticia Barr published a hugely helpful article about concrete steps people can take now to help stop Asian hate, and we're so grateful that she's on our show, with her teen daughter Emily, to talk about what it's been like for them in this scary environment, and what we can all do.
Encore Episode: The Scholarship System – college scholarship advice from an expert!
Are you a parent wondering which college scholarships are legit and which are scams? How do you get a scholarship to college without spending hours and hours on applications? We've got an expert on the show, the founder of The Scholarship System, who figured it out for herself and funded her entire college experience with scholarships!
Moms at the Breaking Point - Episode 248
Are you at your breaking point? The NY Times thought so, and let moms vent by calling in to a phone line where they could rant, complain, or just scream. They also followed three moms in different situations who are, frankly, not doing well. But they did also offer up some advice on how to get a better grip, so that's something.
Pandemic Screen Time Rules - Episode 247
Thanks to lockdowns and Zoom school, kids are spending an unprecedented amount of time on screens. So how do you handle screen time rules when those screens might be your kid's only connection to the outside world?
Forget resolutions, we've got New Year's Intentions! - Episode 246
New Year's resolutions are kind of dumb. They're difficult to stick to, because if you mess up and break them, it's easy to give up until next year! Instead, we have intentions for 2021, which are much more forgiving.
Encore Episode: Understanding the Constitution
In light of what happened in our country yesterday, we thought it would be helpful to re-run our episode about The Constitution. We'll see you next week with a new episode.
This show gives advice, just fresh and this is a lovely podcast. Fun, educational and great listening
Succinct, to-the-point, great advice, and interesting guests! Love this podcast.
Delivers Energizing and Vital information for Parents !
I greatly appreicate this show for acknowledging the new challenges for parents these days and delivering actionable advice on how to respond and manage these circumstances. The interview with Kim Moldofsky shared much direction for paying for your kids college without going into debt! Have a listen to be reminded of what questions to ask yourself and what options to look for. Thanks again!