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How Distracted Parenting Is Affecting Children

We all know the ongoing debate of how much screen time is too much, how do we ensure that our children develop well? Perhaps we need to discuss how distracted parenting is affecting children. When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about their child’s screen time—and more about their own.

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…

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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…

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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