McAfee Blog – 8.19.19 (8.17..19)
Simply by downloading the right combination of apps, parents can now track their child’s location 24/7, monitor their same social conversations, and inject their thoughts into their lives in a split second. To a parent, that’s called safety. To kids, it’s considered maddening.
Read more: Digital Parenting: How to Keep the Peace with Your Kids Online
Jasco Products Blog – 8.15.19 (8.13.19)
A new batch of Disney Projectables night lights means more characters from recent releases and ongoing series that kids are sure to love. And, with many “1990s kids” now parents of a new generation of children, there’s never been a better time to get reacquainted with these classics in old and new form.
Read more: New Disney Projectables – Meet the Characters!
McAfee Blog – 8.15.19 (8.13.19)
As a mum of 4 sons, my biggest concerns about the era of social media is the impact of the ‘like culture’ on our children’s mental health. The need to generate likes online has become a biological compulsion for many teens and let’s be honest – adults too! The rush of dopamine that surges through one’s body when a new like has been received can make this like culture understandably addictive.
Read more: How To Help Your Kids Manage Our ‘Culture of Likes’
McAfee Blog – 8.13.19 (8.10.19)
The first few weeks back to school can be some of the most exciting yet turbulent times of the year for middle and high schoolers. So as brains and smartphones shift into overdrive, a parent’s ability to coach kids through digital drama is more critical than ever.
Read more: How to Help Kids Steer Clear of Digital Drama this School Year
PlayShifu Blog – 8.13.19 (8.12.19)
People choose to homeschool for various reasons, but their motive, to our best knowledge, is the same – to provide the best children’s education possible. Many myths surround the notion of homeschooling, but in our strongest opinion, it is a subjective decision.
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TechDen Blog – 8.9.19 (8.8.19)
It’s that time again. Back to school. Are you looking forward to the first day of school? Or am I the only parent that feels just as disappointed as most kids are about this? Admittedly it’s a bit overwhelming. The school supplies lists. Yes lists. The uniforms. Not to mention getting back into a much more structured routine which no doubt unfortunately leaves less family time. And for the kids less play time. It’s school all day. Then homework. And soccer practice. And soccer games. Preparing healthy dinners. And then there’s lunches. Then a bit of playtime, a book, bedtime. Repeat. No wonder why that sounds a bit daunting. I can feel my anxiety build a bit as I write these words. But you know we’ll get it all done. We will conquer back to school prep and finding a routine that works. We’re super parents in that sense.
Read more: Get back-to-school with ease with these 5 tips