The world wide web surely does leave one with the POSSIBILITY of having too much information out there on yourself if you’re not careful. Of course, much of that is easily controlled. The basic notion of don’t post or send something you wouldn’t want your mother to read is a good idea. BUT at the [...]
This past weekend, I was at a gathering at my sister’s house. The parents are here from Florida so 4 of the 5 kids were there and all but two grandkids were there too. The one great-grandchild was also not there. It was an interesting afternoon as these things always tend to be! But I [...]
A study from the University of Massachusetts and appearing in the July/August issue of Journal of Child Development suggests that keeping the television on, even in the background may still be an environmental distraction to playing children.
Most parents realize that excessive amounts of viewing can be harmful for children. Some do not realize at [...]
Erin’s recent post about social networking sites and technology and kids brought to mind my own opinions on the subject..and BOY do I have opinions on this topic. I started writing a lengthy comment to her post and then thought I’d simply answer the questions that she asked and save my rantings for this [...]