Get this: U.S. teenagers now spend a whopping NINE HOURS A DAY using media. That’s more time than most spend sleeping, learning, or hanging out with us. The nine hours includes watching TV, videos and movies, playing video games, listening to music, and checking social media. New research shows that some 13 year olds check…
Did you know that October is National Bullying Prevention Month? While the stories of bullied children are nearly enough to scare parents into following our children around everywhere, we know this isnt the answer. Instead, we must model, teach and guide our children to be kind, inclusive, empathic changemakers.
Internet safety is a top concern for today’s parents. Kids are itching for online freedom and all the benefits the Internet has to offer, but parents aren’t always ready to hand over that responsibility to their kids. Don’t just ignore it. Face the issues head on, determined to make the Internet a safe, healthy place for your kids.
Childhood obesity is a concern for doctors, parents and even politicians. To prevent childhood obesity, it’s important for parents to take an active role in getting their kids to participate in physical activities. You don’t have to put your kids on the treadmill for 15 minutes a day or set up a rigorous boot camp in your backyard–there are many ways children can be active and healthy with fun exercise games designed to keep them engaged.
Kids are growing up in a digital world–using the Internet at school, at home, and even on their phones and video game systems. While the Internet provides children with easy access to information they need to do school projects and entertainment options such as games, there’s also the potential for danger. Parents can use tips and tools designed to help keep kids safe online to protect their children while they’re browsing the Internet.