There is that saying that the one thing that is for sure is taxes and death. Well, we can now add to that. The things that are certain are taxes, death, and changing technology! For parents what is baffling is setting limits, age appropriateness, safety…The videos and postings below will help you figure it all out.
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Dear Caring Parents, Wowza, are you keeping up with all the social media that your kids have access to? It has mushroomed beyond comprehension in the past decade. It has some cool aspects to it for sure. Yet most parents I meet are shaking their heads about how to keep their children safe and grow […]
Dear Caring Parent, Video gaming is something many a parent is pondering these days, looking for parenting information about; the worry being of course that there is too much of a good thing going on in your child’s life. It’s hard if you think your child is out of balance and gaming too much. How […]
Dear Caring Parent, I usually write my blogs. But then I came across this incredible infographic on what is going on in a brain whilst participating in video games. And I knew I didn’t need to overdose you by adding any of my own writing. This is becoming more and more important to understand as […]
Dear Caring Parent, When you see a parent at the airport with two kids maybe 18 mo and 3 yrs, each child using an ipad, do you judge him/her a mean, lenient or a balanced parent? (I know, judging isn’t cool, but face it, who of us doesn’t fall in to that at times.) When you hear the kindergarten teacher […]
Dear Caring Parent, A follower of these blogs got in touch and asked me to write something on young teens and porn. She told me a pretty humorous story about her young teen viewing some porn on TV. And it reminded me of my awakening to how easy it is to access porn. Back in the late […]
Dear Caring Parent, So you wonder about all this video gaming and what it really does to your child. What a great thing to be thinking about since it’s such a potent force in a families life. Check out the link at the bottom of this page. It will take you to an easy- to- listen to […]
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