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Technology and Children: Growing Up In the Digital Age

The invention of smartphones in 2007, together with other handheld devices such as tablets, has created a huge digital gap between parents and kids born in 1995 and after. Digitally speaking, these kids are “digital natives” while their parents, most of who were born in the 80s or earlier, are “digital immigrants. The parents know something about technology, but not enough to match their kids, hence the huge digital discrepancy.

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5 Outdoor Injuries to Protect Your Kids From This Summer

Warm weather is just around the corner, and parents everywhere are gearing up for a summer unlike any other. Instead of being cooped up inside from state shutdowns, families are free to go outside and play to their heart’s content! But parents still need to be mindful of other potential dangers that can pop up when playing outside. Weather, animals, and injuries can turn a leisurely day in the park or a family hike into a bad and dangerous situation. Make sure you’re ready and prepared to deal with outdoor injuries and hazards so you can keep your family safe and happy this summer. 

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8 Ways To Keep Your Family Healthy While Staying At Home

Your home environment plays a crucial role in keeping your family healthy and protected. Undoubtedly, there are inevitable factors that could affect the health and safety of your family, and some of these threats are even found in the home. With the many existing risks, combined with the continuous spreading of COVID-19, you become vulnerable to both physical and emotional threats. Still, there are effective ways to promote a healthy lifestyle, at the same time, safeguard your family from health risks.  Furthermore, your home should be a place that does not only focus on physical growth but also harness the emotional and mental conditions of your children. Hence, a well-balanced family lifestyle will create a lasting positive impact.

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5 Activities to Try With Your Child on the Spectrum

It’s a globally developed truth that art and craft activities are crucial to improving your autistic child’s development and learning. Craft and art activities are a means of advancing your kid’s attention span, reducing anxiety and stress, and self-expression. It is not easy to find out the appropriate craft to involve your kid. It’s challenging to strike a balance between arts to improve your kid’s learning and those that your child will enjoy. This article will discuss five activities to try with your kid on the spectrum.

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How to Moderate Screen Time for Small Children

Gen Z and Gen Alpha children grow up with a constant companion: screens. Even if they don’t get to have their own for a long time, they’ll most likely have at least on TV, a few LapTops, Desktops, phones, and tablets surrounding them at all times, constantly tying down their attention. These screens, technologies, and gadgets are not only a distraction for the children but an invitation for the parents to make dealing with them easier. If they’re tired, fussy, or just loud and in the way, they’re stuck in front of the TV, or given a tablet or a phone as an “easy way out”.

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Parenting Tips to Raise a Smart and Confident Child

If you are a parent, you likely always want the best for your child and want them to succeed no matter the path life takes them. Part of the success comes from leading a life where your children can feel as if they are confident in who they are and in what they are becoming. This can come through encouraging their strengths which can come through helping them improve their intelligence and grow in their brain capacities. You can raise smart and confident children yourself by following the tips that have been provided for you in the information below.