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.
Tips to balance fun and performance during out-of-town competitions.
Establish a productive relationship with your child’s teacher from day one.
Parents can play a huge role in fostering play in their children’s lives. When parents are able to play well with their kids, it can help teach them to play collaboratively with other children.
Anyone who’s ever parented tweens on the cusp of teenhood knows the constant pushing for more freedom and more stuff – followed by the unwillingness to take no for an answer – can be exhausting.