Why Experts Are Worried About “Toxic Childhood”

A group of leading authors, and child-development experts have written a letter sharing their concern on “toxic childhood”. Their letter is calling on the UK government to introduce national guidelines on the use of screens. This is amid concern about the impact on children’s physical and mental health.   Their letter is recommending a few…

How Parents can Hack Bad Digital Parenting

Some common questions about digital parenting include wondering what makes parenting so different today? There are several ways parents can hack bad digital parenting. Parents today are raising digital citizens and there are certainly some unique skills required.  Digital Age and Parenting  The first element to note is the digital age we live in and…

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Age Appropriate Chores For Children

The earlier parents start with age-appropriate chores for children, the better. Introducing them to chores from an early age is one of the ways to ensure children start to have a sense of responsibility. Imagine this scenario; Tilewa is a 17-year-old in University and she cannot wash her clothes or make her bed. This issue…

New Netflix Parental Controls and Why You Should Use it Now

foWith the increase in screen time, the new Netflix Parental Controls are a welcome development and something all parents need to use now. Today’s entertainment is a continual flood of different messages. From movies to music, each day our minds are bombarded by content that is not always age-appropriate. During the past year, screentime and…

10 Ways Parents can be more Effective using Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is important for parents when it comes to raising their children to become well-rounded individuals. It takes in the characteristics of the child, the family dynamics, parenting style and so much more.  What is Emotional Intelligence  Emotional intelligence is a concept researchers shared starting in the 1980s and 90s. The argument shared that…

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