What if you INTENTIONALLY limited your screen time or restricted your child’s screen consumption? Why? Because our addiction to screens has resulted in many of us sacrificing those real connections with our friends, families and communities. It’s time to take back the quality of your life.
In 1995, at the ripe age of 71, Judith Morley published her first book of poetry entitled Miss Laughinghouse & the Reluctant Mystic. Her poem, “We Lived in the Suburbs,” articulates the life lesson I've learned: Even with our best parenting efforts, we never control the outcome.
Do you think alcohol and drug use is a “right of passage”? Do parents really have that much influence over their children’s choices to drink and/or use drugs? How early is too early to start talking to kids about substance abuse?
If you attended The Collaboration for Early Childhood Care and Education’s Eighth Annual Symposium, “We Can Work It Out,” you probably acquired loads of new approaches and strategies to ease your job of parenting. I know I did, but I was surprised.