Parents often walk a tight rope between embracing and controlling the technology in their children’s world. We want to make sure our kids are equipped with the knowledge to thrive in the digital world, yet we also want to protect them from cyberbullies, online sexual activity (ranging from viewing porn to sexting) and even just crossing the street or driving safely without being distracted by texting.
Two moms and an expert weigh in.
According to the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC), “Gifted individuals are those who demonstrate outstanding levels of aptitude or competence in one or more domains.”
Tips to balance fun and performance during out-of-town competitions.
Are their nutritional needs are being met?
Establish a productive relationship with your child’s teacher from day one.
Sure, it takes a village to raise a child, but what happens when tribe members insist on spoiling your wee one?
While it is not a skill that comes naturally to young children, by the time they reach age four or five they are beginning to understand that delaying gratification can bring its own rewards. How can parents foster this ability?
Now that Eleanor is older and (much) taller, her old baby-type car seat wasn’t quite cutting it anymore. I brought home the Diono Pacifica Convertible + Booster (coincidentally, to go into my Chrysler Pacifica) as a replacement.
There’s no point in arguing about it: kids love technology. And they’re good at it. This generation, the so-called digital natives, seem to respond instinctively to gadgets and gizmos and touch screens.