Three Ways to Keep Your Family Connected

Worried that technology is hurting your family life? Then make it work for you with three new ways to stay connected.

HUFFPOST FAMILY DINNER DOWNLOADS is a free weekly e-mail newsletter from the Huffington Post. Inspired by The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time by Laurie David and Kirstin Uhrenholdt, the newsletter draws from events of the day to create mealtime conversation starters. Says HuffPost cofounder Arianna Huffington, “It’s a great way to learn how your kids see the world.”

READEO.COM lets Grandma in North Carolina read a bedtime story to the grandkids in California. Via webcam, loved ones can read along with one another from among 175 titles (suitable for children up to age eight). Tech blogger Jonathan Liu says his kids “had a blast” on Readeo with their out-of-state grandmother. His daughter “loved it so much that she kept picking more books to read.”

FLICKR, PICASA, and PHOTOBUCKET are picture-sharing sites that let you post personal photo journals for your faraway family and friends. Check out

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