4 Ways to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

We all know amazing women who have gone through breast cancer, and we have seen the bravery and strength in them. One way we can continue to support the awareness and cure for this disease is through sharing charities and stories of women who are battling or have overcome this cancer. To help get you thinking, walking, and running for …

Fall Activities to do with Your Family

With fall starting in a couple of weeks, you’re probably planning all the ways to enjoy this season! Because of the festivals and cider, fall is without a doubt one of our favorite times of the year. As it starts to cool down, you need to get outside to enjoy the crisp air – especially when you’re cooped up in …

Setting Tech Boundaries: How Age Defines Their Tech Time

Technology usually accompanies a family outing when you have kids. Tablets, phones, TVs, and laptops are placed in front of children starting at a young age. Many times, this effort is used as a way to entertain the child while parents are working or having other conversations. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) claims there is a lack of …

Parents + Tech: Teaching Parents to Monitor Screen Usage

Cornerstone Coworking member Jay Lowrance, owner of Lowrance Media, held a Lunch and Learn to help parents understand trendy apps and how to safely monitor how kids are interacting with them. As children are being introduced to more technology, whether through school or as they become old enough to have their own devices, parents need to equip themselves with current …

Perks of Kids Using Technology: How the Internet is Teaching Empathy

Technology is a positive tool for kids because it allows for education and growth outside of an everyday classroom setting. There is opportunity to not only teach through various platforms, but also gain practical social/emotional skills. Educator and PBS Contributor, Rusul Alrubail, examines how Education Technology (EdTech) has helped her students understand higher level emotions like empathy. Alrubail writes, “…our …

Preparing Your Work Life for Maternity Leave

Getting your life baby ready is already intense, but adding work responsibilities takes the intensity up a notch. If you’re a remote employee or freelancer, you experience this pressure on a different level. Maternity/paternity leave has been a topic of discussion for many years, but recently the leave time has been challenged. However, a self-employed or remote worker will face …

Coworking as a Parent

Written by Charity Estes Being a parent is my greatest joy and purpose, but adding work to the mix brings in new challenges. If you’re reading this, you probably understand what I mean. Maintaining a work-life balance is important, and you need to make your time a priority. One way I enjoy creating a balance is though keeping my work …

The 411 on Working from Home with Kids

At some point while you’re child-rearing and working, you’ll have to bring your kid(s) to work. For someone working from home or at a coworking space, your day will look different than someone in a traditional 9-5 job. Luckily, there are numerous people bringing their kids to coworking spaces or keeping them at home for the summer. Although we are …

Our Reading List: Summer Books to Kickback With

Written by Samantha Proctor Summer has hit us, friends! If you’re lucky, you get to take some time off, hang out at the beach or by the pool, and what’s better than laying in the sun with a good book*? Also, if the kids get a summer reading list, you should too! Check out a few of our summer favorites …

Family Fun this Summer

written by Samantha Proctor Summer has finally made its appearance–kids are out of school, which means you get eight more hours every day with the kiddos. Depending on your outlook, and how much you love your kids (totally kidding), this is a good thing or a bad thing! One thing I can say for sure: you’re probably running out of …