Archive for the Handling Technology Category

When Should Children Get a Cell Phone?

Our 8 year old daughter wants her own cell phone. What do we do? She says other kids have them. Help! Dear Parents, As the particulars of families vary widely I believe that there is
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Addicted to Computer Games?

My 9-year-old son is always playing computer games, we can’t control it. He seems to be addicted. What should we do? When we try to take them away from him he goes ballistic. It reminds
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Managing Homework, My Space and Facebook

Helping a child juggle their social life and the demands of school is an age-old problem for parents. The internet is making this dilemma even more complicated. I have known many “computer fool” parents who have figured it out but it has usually taken some time and effort. Here are some thoughts that might prove helpful. Continue reading