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5 Tips for Creating High-tech Family Traditions


We already eat, breathe and sleep technology. So why not make a few fun family traditions out of it, too?
We already eat, breathe and sleep technology. So why not make a few fun family traditions out of it, too?
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Technology is already a member of the family. It's with us when we wake up, go to work and school, socialize and schedule our lives from sun-up to sun-down. Often, we spend our tech time in solitude, though, taking turns on the home computer or holing away with a PDA and tablet to do our own thing. Maybe part of having technology run in the family can include sharing technology as a family, but how?

Most of us can get behind a little "we" time with some Wii time, but other tech activities can bring the family together while forging some new traditions. Whether you're a Tumblr, Skyper, gamer or stargazer, gadgets and gizmos can go from lone pursuits to family activities in a few simple steps.