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Who Owns Your Digital Music and Books when You Die?

August 27, 2012 No Comments

Who Owns Your Digital Music and Books when You Die? Just as Ben Franklin put it, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. So, one day, we all will head home, but what becomes of your iTunes and Kindle files? Apparently, they’re going with you. That is, they’re done too. Because you don’... continue reading...

7 Secrets to Help Kids Through Divorce

February 1, 2011 1 Comment

7 Secrets to Help Kids Through Divorce While Family First likes to stress how to stay together better as a family, the inevitable does happen. A commonly quoted statistic suggests 50% of all marriages will dissolve, with subsequent marriages failing even more often. Interestingly, during recessions, divorc... continue reading...

Parenting Controversy Ignites Debate on How to Raise Kids Best

January 20, 2011 3 Comments

Parenting Controversy Ignites Debate on How to Raise Kids Best The past couple of weeks have given rise to an internet firestorm of debate around the proper way to raise our children after a feature appeared in the Wall Street Journal entitled “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior.” The story included exce... continue reading...

The Wayback Machine: Internet Pioneers

February 22, 2008 1 Comment

The Wayback Machine: Internet Pioneers Certain inventions change everything. For example, we Baby Boomers can remember when color TV became commonly available. We grew up watching black and white. When our parents sprang for color, the world suddenly became a very colorful place indeed. When FM stereo became c... continue reading...

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think.

August 13, 2007 1 Comment

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think. Eating is one of our most basic behaviors. Eating requires no intelligence at all. Witness how plants are capable of eating, and do so to stay alive. Now, here we are, high-powered super-smart humans. SURELY, with intelligence comes better eating habits, right? We... continue reading...

Social Shield

August 16, 2006 No Comments

Social Shield This story has been updated 6-17-2010 - please use this link to see the latest about SocialShield: http://familyfirst.com/socialshield-helps-protect-kids.html The web has been a continuing string of phenomena that captured rthe public's interest and exploded. An online auction site called eBay a... continue reading...

The Adsense Code

June 21, 2006 No Comments

The Adsense Code The code, buried deep within the works . . . No, not that Da Vinci thing. Heck, that dingbat writer couldn't even get his history straight. No, I'm talking about the code that can net you a nice pot of money for doing NOTHING! I'm talking about Adsense whiz Joel Comm's newest offering, The Ad... continue reading...

Sports Illustrated Excerpt from Game of Shadows

March 15, 2006 No Comments

Sports Illustrated Excerpt from Game of Shadows When I was nine years old, I began paying attention to baseball. It was the 1968 World series, one of the most thrilling ever. Detroit and St. Louis played a nip-and-tuck seven games, with Bob Gibson and Denny McClain dominating things. The Tigers beat a tired G... continue reading...

Pocket PC Sites

June 3, 2005 3 Comments

Pocket PC Sites Today's Family First Site is one that is really a no-brainer, from my perspective. I usually spend some time hunting for sites that are wide-ranging, interesting, and can appeal to a wide variety of cyber visitors. On some occassions, it is hard, and some times it is very easy. Today's site i... continue reading...

Deal of Day

November 27, 2004 1 Comment

Deal of Day Well, it is officially the Holiday Shopping Season. Today was unofficially known as Black Friday (so named because this is the day that retailers traditionally begin making a profit and are therefore "in the black"), and if you had the courage, you hit the malls and the chain stores, and shopped t... continue reading...

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