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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…

Can Only-Children be Screen-Free?

Reducing screentime is advised in every home today, but how do parents of only-children go about doing it and keeping the child creative? The thing is, they go about it just fine; the myths about only children are just that: myths. Only children whose parents limit screens likely develop great ability to entertain themselves independently;…

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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…

Teaching Our Children Online Etiquette

The Internet is full of so many teachable moments but teaching our children online etiquette cannot be ignored. It is never too early to start teaching our children online etiquette. This should include how to stay safe, interact and how to behave online. Your children need to understand that the behaviours you won’t accept in…

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How To Raise Children With Emotional Intelligence

As parents, it is your responsibility to raise children who have emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is actually not as complex as you might think that it is. In simple terms, Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. It means you are making emotions…

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15 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Grandchildren

A lot has been said about how COVID-19 affects the health of older generations. Many grandparents feel cut off from one of their greatest joys in life, their grandchildren. Here are some ways for grandparents to stay connected with their grandchildren. Since the end of March 2020, 69% of grandparents have not met their new…

8 Elements Needed to Flourish in the Digital Age

The 2nd Annual Digital Wellness Day will be celebrated on May 7th, 2021; where its mission is to help individuals, communities, and organizations with research-based tools and strategies to flourish in a digital age. Digital Wellness has emerged as a new concept, reflecting the increasing need for more balance; in how digital technologies are integrated into every…

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