The dangers of Snapchat for kids  

              Snapchat is a popular social media platform that allows users to send and receive photos, videos, and text messages that disappear after a short period of time. While the app is designed for users 13 years and older, many children and teenagers use it, often without their parent’s knowledge or consent. Lack of […]

Positive parenting solutions

        All parents occasionally experience pressure or stress, which can make them want to hit their kids, though many parents afterwards regret doing so. However, research indicates that it is ineffective as a method of child punishment. Children who have been smacked may become resentful and aggressive. The bond between parents and children deteriorates and […]

Beware of too many gifts under the tree

    “It does strike me that the more excessive the gift-giving is, the more likely a child — especially a young child — is likely to receive the message that possessions and getting stuff are really important …”  Tim Kasser (Psychology professor who studies materialism)   The holiday season is a time for giving […]