Like it or not, we are in the digital age and our children are growing up in a different world than anyone who has come before them. The question is: How do I get educated and set some rules about the digital age in my family? If you haven’t made this part of your value set as a family.... start.
Boys and girls are offered and encouraged in only half of the learning and fun life makes possible. Why would you do that? Why would anyone box a child into a smaller personality than he or she actually is?
As we approach the holiday buying season, now is a good time to remind ourselves of the difference and to strengthen our resolve to know when to say “no.”
While there’s nothing wrong with video game play now and then but a child’s reliance on the digital universe limits his own universe. Smart parents find ways to challenge a child to put down the game and do something else. But what? What’s more fun than video games?
How do you choose the right programs or activities for your kids? Sometimes it’s clear, sometimes it’s not. Lots of agendas can get involved when schedules and locations are important. When choosing activities, consider: This is for your child, not you. Of course it must work for you, but try not to project what you […]
Now that school is out and your kids have their evenings free of homework, what are they doing to fill the time?
If you’ve ever witnessed a birthday boy or girl opening gifts at his or her “kid party,” you’ve noticed that the whole point appears to be to mow through the entire stack as quickly as possible with only small attention to who gave what or to how much anyone spent.....With kids all gifts are created equal.