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Prevent your student’s 'summer slide' with … video games?

(BPT) - School is out for the summer, and parents everywhere are worried about their kids spending too much time staring at their screens. If you are one of those worried parents, take a moment and determine what your child is actually doing with their screens. It’s one thing if they’re just consuming content, it’s another if they’re actually using their screen to be productive. Screens actually can be tools to enhance learning, spark creativity and teach new skills. The key is to tap into your child’s interests and discover screen-time options that provide a balance between consuming and creating.

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Monday 06/03/2019
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Posted: June 03, 2019

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Friday 05/31/2019
3 Tech Gift Ideas for your Dad or Grad
Posted: May 31, 2019

(NewsUSA) - It's a time-honored tradition -giving gifts to our grads and dads for all of their hard work and dedication. But when picking out that gift, you may want to skip the traditional standbys and think tech! Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong partnered with TechGifts.tv (watch video here) and a few top brands for a look at the gadgets and technology trends perfect for gifting on Father's Day and Graduation this year.

Tuesday 05/28/2019
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Posted: May 28, 2019

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Tuesday 05/21/2019
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Updated: June 17, 2019 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - Gary Govanus didn't put much thought into what he was wearing 45 years ago while working in-flight services at night at Chicago O'Hare, but by the end of that day his life would be forever changed because he reached for a hard hat at the start of his shift.

Moving made simple: 5 tips and tricks to save time and stress
Updated: June 17, 2019 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - Moving is an exciting time as you look forward to settling into your new home sweet home. However, it's also a stressful time as you try to move your belongings from one place to another, as well as set up all the services you need, such as mail, cable and internet.

Friday 05/17/2019
Video games that help young women solve problems and express themselves
Updated: June 17, 2019 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - Playing video games is not simply entertainment or an escape for middle school girls; it can be a confidence booster. The best games offer intellectual challenges, social interaction and a creative outlet. These games provide opportunities for young women to problem solve, be part of a group, express themselves and find their voice.

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>