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Dealing With Your Child’s Online Addiction

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How many times have you asked, “can you please do your chores, stop using electronics, finish your homework, or get in the shower”? While some kids may quietly pout and do it reluctantly, others may resist more vocally and exhibit inappropriate behaviour AKA have a total meltdown. Kids who chronically resist what they are told […]

When is the right time for a phone?

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It is good to weigh the pros and cons of a cellphone before purchasing one for your child. Then establish clear boundaries upfront. The phone would create opportunities for teens to have private conversations with anyone at any time, without accountability or adult oversight. Because of this, conversations and text messaging can easily become inappropriate. […]

The Power of Humane Technologies?

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Technology is Never Neutral   We are constructing the social world Some technologists believe that technology is neutral. But in truth, it never is, for three reasons. First, our values and assumptions are baked into what we build. Anytime you put content or interface choices in front of a user you are influencing them; whether […]