A Google search for the words "family" and "technology" returns the following disconcerting headlines: "Is technology fracturing your family?" from Psychology Today; "Is technology tearing apart family life?" from Laptopmag.com; "Has technology cut into your family time?" from Business Week; and last but not least, "Modern Technology Destroying Family As We Know It" from Gawker.
It doesn't look good, parents. But never fear. Just because media headlines make it seem like technology will rip your family apart, we still think there are a few gadgets out there that just might -- dare we say it -- not destroy your family harmony. Here are five family gadget favorites.