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Sharon Miller Cindrich

If your kid breaks off a friendship with a group, some of whom you're connected to on Facebook, should you remove them from your Facebook friend list? more

General Parenting

Here are some guidelines to help new parents protect their baby's privacy. more

Oct 13, 2014 6:41 PM General Parenting

Will getting your middle schooler a computer for in-class notes improve her grades? Not necessarily. more

Sep 8, 2014 4:19 PM Chicago Parent Archives

How do you stop guests from giving your toddler toys that revolve around technology? Sharon Cindrich Miller has some tips. more

Jul 28, 2014 11:34 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Need help finding the right educational app for your preschooler? We've got some tips to get you started. more

Jun 13, 2014 2:54 PM Education & Workshops

It's not always safe for kids to bring an e-reader to bed--and here's why. more

May 13, 2014 10:08 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Is your babysitter too tuned in to technology? We've got some tips to help turn off the tech. more

Apr 10, 2014 1:11 PM Chicago Parent Archives

This month, Plugged-in Parent features an issuing facing more and more parents: Use of computers in day care and preschool. more

Feb 18, 2014 11:26 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Plugged-in Parent columnist Sharon Miller Cindrich tackles a sticky Facebook situation that might hurt Grandma's feelings. more

Jan 17, 2014 12:38 PM General Parenting

When you are out and about, you might see parents trying to keep the kids entertained with keys and cellphones. This month's Plugged-In Parent addresses the question of cellphone dangers. more

Dec 18, 2013 10:36 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Many of us worry about what our kids are watching on TV, not the TV itself. But it's a household danger that is often overlooked. Follow these tips to avoid injuries. more

Nov 14, 2013 12:10 PM General Parenting

Check out these four unique ways to preserve your summer memories. more

Jul 26, 2013 10:40 AM Stuff We Love

Stick close to ratings and follow these simple guidelines to keep your gamers safe from other players. more

Jul 8, 2013 10:45 AM General Parenting

Summer learning is a lot easier with help from iTunes U. more

Jun 18, 2013 11:32 AM General Parenting

In this month's Plugged-In Parent column, Sharon Miller Cindrich tackles what you need to know before letting your kids join Instagram. more

Apr 30, 2013 12:46 PM General Parenting

Snapchat is all the rage with today's kids. Even though they think it's the safer way to share their photos, there are still ground rules you need to consider. more

Mar 4, 2013 11:22 AM General Parenting

In the whirl of video games, movies and fancy tech games, is there still a place for unplugged, imaginative play? more

Feb 22, 2013 11:20 AM General Parenting

Read the stories, visit historical monuments and help your child discover a colorful history this February. more

Feb 1, 2013 1:09 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Feeling helpless when it comes to your child's homework? Online tutoring might be the solution. more

Jan 22, 2013 2:41 PM Education & Workshops