Let’s face it, tech companies do not have the best interests of our kids and teens in mind. On top of that, laws to protect kids online cannot get through congress. This leaves it to parents and caregivers to help kids learn to stay safe and build healthy digital habits. So where do families start?Continue reading “5 Ways to Foster Healthy Digital Habits in Kids”
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Yes, Sexting Happens in Middle School. How to Talk to Your Kids About It
Sexting is defined as the action of sending sexually explicit photos, videos or messages via mobile phone or the internet. Middle school counselors and teachers are concerned about the behavior as it is becoming increasingly common.
Six Tips to Create Family Routines and Calm in Uncertain Times
Daily routines and structure help kids feel calm and safe. But when schools are closed, your job is in flux and fear is widespread, how can parents create structure at home? In these uncertain times, maintaining routines, family connection and calm is more important than ever…
“Comparison is the Thief of Joy”- A Mantra for Tweens and Teens
Imagine being a tween or teenager today. Every day you’re bombarded with selfies and images that are edited to perfection.
It takes Herculean inner-strength not to constantly compare yourself to others!
Family Balance (And Rules) for Kids and Phones
What is the right age for kids to get a phone? What rules should be in place? This article includes healthy habits to put in place right from the start.