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Month: September 2017

Increase the kids screen time – now!

“Screen time” is the word of the decade when it comes to parenting. How should it be limited, in order to get your kids into adulthood in one working piece? Oh but might there be more to it than just that, screen time? Let’s get down and dirty with screen time! So I gather you’ve heard about screen time and that it should be limited, lest your kids will turn into psychotic junkies, addicted to the digital equivalent of heroin. Why is that, you might say. Well, according to the modern version of people shouting about video violence in...

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Why you should let your kids run off

I don’t like to play in playgrounds. Well, actually I do but not ALL the time, only when I want to. I don’t want it to be an automatic expectation that I’m going to be playing just because we go to a playground. I don’t want my kids to rely on me to be able to play themselves. In my opinion, kids should be able to play by themselves even if there are no parents or mates around. So you want kids to be bored and lonely? No! I didn’t say that. Well, actually I think boredom is a great mother of inventions. Kids...

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