How to Protect Your Child From the Dangers of Cyberbullying

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One of the hardest things we go through as parents is knowing how to help our children when they’re hurting. While any bullying is a serious issue, today’s kids also have to worry about a newer threat: cyberbullying. A surprising number of kids are targets of online bullying, and the effects on children can be very serious. As a parent, …

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Screen Time for Kids: Pros, Cons, and Alternatives

Betsy Gamza Child Routines, Computer Time, Parent Routines, Quiet Time, Screen Time

Computers are everywhere! No matter which direction we turn, access to a computer – or more specifically “screen time” – is everywhere we look. In many homes, computers and other ways to access the internet are available in almost every room of the house. As parents, we want what is best for our children. If we listen to the commercials …

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How to Eliminate Childhood Distractions and Improve Your Child’s Focus

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Child Routines, Quiet Time, Screen Time

In today’s age of electronic everything, it’s rare to have a truly quiet moment. A child’s ‘down time’ is frequently spent with the television on or playing video games. Even many of the toys we give our youngest children involve lights and music. All of this stimulation leaves little room for self reflection, critical thinking, imagination, and problem solving. Certainly, …

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