Today, we live in a world where images can be easily manipulated. Photoshop is only one of the thousands of photo editing software available online. And, one does not need sophisticated computer knowledge to edit images with today’s technology. In fact, even social media sites have built-in editing features in order to help
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Many parents ask me what’s the best age to give their child a phone. The first thing I remind them is they are not giving their child a just phone, they are giving them a powerful tool with access to information the child might not be ready for. But I also know it’s
Children’s access to social media puts learning about life on steroids Today’s parents are under constant fire. They need to be on their toes at all times. Their parents and grandparents lived in very different times when children had a much slower introduction and assimilation into socializing with their peers. In those days,
It's fall, and school is back in full swing! By now, you've certainly adopted a routine. The beginning of the school year is always busy, especially with first-of-the-year activities plus sporting events and other school-related appointments. Certainly, as a parent, you know that it is at the beginning of the year that one
Considering how busy we are these days, it can be difficult to lasso everyone for a meal together. Even you, the parent, might be too tired to insist the whole gang head to the table for a family meal. This family tradition has slowly started to erode over time. It's more common now
Bullying is one of the most traumatic things that can happen to a child. This is because childhood is such an important developmental period, and bullying can often cause physical and psychological effects that might follow them for the rest of their lives. However, one of the things that is often overlooked in
As a parent, what to pack for a snack ranks right up there with what to pack for lunch. You want it to be healthy, but you’re bored with the same old mini tub of applesauce. (And, by the way, so are they!) Take heart, there are lots of healthy options, some premade
TODAY'S DREAM JOBS USE MATH Are you wondering why it is important to help your child excel at math? The answer is more crucial than you think. With everything becoming high tech, math is not only an option, it's a necessity. In fact, math is used in many professions today. And, not just
NOTHING IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP With back-to-school on the horizon, it’s a good idea to get kids back on a good schedule, and that means it’s time to restablish a bedtime routine. During summer vacation, it is easy for your children to get off track. You may allow your
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF GREAT WEATHER AND GET THE KIDS OUTSIDE! Remember how much time you used to spend outside when you were a kid? Whether you were playing with friends, exploring nature, or just hanging out in your yard, it was fun, right? So, what happened? Today's kids just don't seem to enjoy