Tag Archives: healthy lifestyle

Manage your child’s pandemic pressure without technology

frustrated child, showing sad face the mother

Fear is infectious in a pandemic, and children are like little lightning rods. They pick up everything, and feel it — but they can’t articulate what they’re feeling, so they act out. As parents, one of our most important jobs right now is helping our children feel safe. That will also reduce sibling squabbling and […]

Delaying Your Child’s Smartphone Usage

girl engross in the content of the mobile phones

It is a fact that kids do not have the maturity and perspective to manage constant temptation and the social pressures that come with 24/7 connectivity—so the longer parents can delay the first smartphone, the thinking goes, the better off kids will be. When I was researching this story, a friend messaged and said he […]

Your Child’s Social Media Exposure

kids gathering around tablet

Social media is a growing part of the everyday lives of most teens and tweens. I’m sure you’ve experienced a time or two when you couldn’t get your kids attention because of the conversation they were having with others on social media. For the typical teen, social media has become a time-sucking rabbit hole that […]