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Your Technology Usage Affecting Your Child

Your Technology Usage Affecting Your Child

Your technology usage affecting your child? by Malini Gopalakrishnan We are a generation of parents who have seen the awakening of the digital era. We have seen all the wonders of technology and are increasingly dependent on it. However, are our gadgets steering us away from our children? Is technology killing the ‘human’ side of parenting? A piping hot meal sits invitingly at the table as a small family gathers to sit together after a long day. But, instead of cheerful banter, it’s the ‘tap-tap’ on the phones or a swipe for every morsel that goes into the mouth. Sounds...

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How to Address Your Child’s Technology Addiction

How to Address Your Child’s Technology Addiction

“It’s hard to imagine how the next generation is going to save the environment if they haven’t actually spent time in it.” ~ author unknown Technology is growing and changing just as quickly as our children. With constant exposure to screens, it’s only natural for a parent to be concerned about what all this screen time is doing to our children. Research has shown that the physical structure of the brain actually changes with repeated experiences, but it is not the experiences that are as important as what the child makes of it that creates his blueprint for living. The basis...

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Parenting Woes: How To Deal With Gadget-Addicted Kids

Parenting Woes: How To Deal With Gadget-Addicted Kids

Being a parent is a challenging task and with little help and guidance you need to figure out every decision concerning your child yourself. Since God could not be everywhere, He created parents! We have all grown up listening to this century old adage and have kept our parents in lieu of the Almighty. But this statement gets reversed in literal terms when you become a parent and deal with the reality that comes with parenthood.  Thanks to the technology, kids have become extremely addicted to gadgets. Whether it is a 2 year old or a 7 year old or...

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Dear Parents: Child Gadget Addiction is Only Getting Worse

Dear Parents: Child Gadget Addiction is Only Getting Worse

Child gadget addiction is something that is becoming worse as the years go by. Children no longer want to go out and play or interact with others because they are always glued to their gadgets such as phones, tablets, and games. Some parents and caregivers, on the other hand, depend on devices to “soothe” and keep children company when they are busy or do not want kids to “disturb” them. It is a significant concern among parents, teachers, and the society at large because it comes with more negative effects than helpful ones. The corporate scene has also jumped on...

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10 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Less Often, and Enjoy It Way More

10 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Less Often, and Enjoy It Way More
Once or twice a year it's a good and necessary thing to dig deep and really scrub your kitchen. But what about daily maintenance? The stuff you can do the rest of the year to keep your kitchen clean and enjoyable? That's what we're talking about today.

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