Tired of your kids texting and gaming?

Kids Texting

Are your kids texting, gaming and listening to music all the time? Well, a NY mom finally said, “Enough!” and actually unplugged her 3 teenagers for not a day, a week or a month…but for six months! She not only stopped her kids texting, video gaming and iPod listening, but also all Internet, TV and cell phones! Amazing thing started to happen. They started eating meals together, playing cards,... 

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Staying Connected in Changing Times

October 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Communication, Family, Parenting

Your kids' new social life

Kids Are From Krypton Parents Are From Pluto Radio Series update Oct. 7: Why is it that kids today can’t seem to make their beds…but they can make a website?  How come they can barely speak English, but learned text-speak in a snap?  Want to know what I think?  I think they’re mutants—yes, mutants!  This generation has been given an extra gene.  They have DNA and RNA like the rest... 

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Is that Your Cell Blinging?

January 5, 2009 by  
Filed under Teenagers/Tweens

cell-phone

Time was when phones were considered one step above two Dixie cups and string. Not anymore. “Children are getting (cell phones) at younger and younger ages,” noted licensed psychologist Dr. Vicki Panaccione. “And they’re using them as toys. They use them as cameras. And text-messaging is the new way to pass notes in class.” Accessorizing phones has become a big deal, according to Panaccione,... 

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