In Brief: Jul. 17, 2000

FADING MEMORIES The digital age has made it easy to capture and share family moments. But just like traditional photographs, printed digital images can fade--sometimes within months. By the time a child graduates from high school, the baby pictures could be gone. To save those memories, download digital photos onto a CD-ROM, and be sure to update your archives every few years as technology changes.

COLORING OUTSIDE THE LINES Parents who spend a lot of time encouraging their children while they are playing could be unwittingly doing more harm than good. Researchers at Baldwin-Wallace College expected to find that parents who...

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