Social Technology – Keeping Our Kids and Grandkids Safe

The Internet really is one great resource. When utilized well, it’s actually an enjoyable extension to your kid’s education and not forgetting the fun part of it.

Notwithstanding all the advantages of the Internet, it can be misused. There ought always to be regulations in place where a child starts utilizing the Internet. Now, as a parent, you must ensure that as your child is having fun they also have a safe experience while using internet, social media and mobile devices. Here are tips to help you do this:
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Germ-Proof These 4 Areas of Your Home to Keep Your Kids Healthy

Germs are everywhere, and conscientious parents often worry about their children’s exposure to them. There’s always a chance that dangerous bacteria lingering in your home could make your kids sick. Maintaining a clean and sanitary home reduces the chance of your children falling ill. The germiest parts of your home require the most attention. Ahead, learn about four spots in your home that require careful germ-proofing.
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Beat The Rainy Day Blues With Your Kids

Don’t you just hate it when the rain starts to pour down outside? While it can create a rather lovely sound on the window pane, it leaves you and the kids trapped indoors. This can become miserable all too quickly and the days drag. This can be a nightmare, particularly through the summer when the kids have an endless supply of days off school. So, how can you vanquish those rainy day blues for good? Well, there are some great activities to consider in and out of the house.

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How to Get Your Kids to Be Productive During Homework Time

If you can actually get your kids to do their homework, you might find it tends to drag on and on. Like adults, most kids move slower when they face doing something they don’t want to do. Homework is necessary, however, and it needs to be done in a reasonable amount of time. Consider these tips to get your kids to be more productive.

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4 Tips for Making the Perfect Kids Room

The rules of design are a bit different when it comes to working with a child’s space. While designing for a room for an adult might allow you to prioritize comfort or style, designing for a child means prioritizing a growing personality. As such, you may want to follow the four tips below.
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How to Talk to Your Teen about the Danger of Online Predators

Parents are always concerned about their child’s safety and there are lots of reasons to worry about. In the digital era, there is one more danger for kids and teens: online predators. As kids spend a lot of time online, chatting to friends and making new friends, they are prone to becoming victims of online predators, unless you establish a form of parental control and you talk to them about the dangers of the online medium.
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7 Reasons to Teach Your Kids About Sustainability

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Sustainability is a concept that, for many people, is still vague and airy. Many don’t realize what it means: to be acting in a way that could be continued forever. In context, sustainability means not taking more resources from the planet than we are able to put back in. If your kid doesn’t understand what it is, here are seven compelling reasons to change that right away.
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Teach Your Kids the ABC’s of Dental Care

Your duty as a responsible parent does not come to an end once you have taught alphabets and numbers to your kids. Oral hygiene is equally important for them. The relation between you and your kids is the same as that of a potter and the earthen pots. As he molds and gives shapes to pots, you do the same to your kids. The upbringing of your child is completely dependent on you. With regard to oral health and hygiene, you need to familiarize them with the various things that they do not know. Do you know how you became so sensible to look after oral hygiene? Undoubtedly, you would say, “My parents guided me when I was younger.” 
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Help Kids Eat their Veggies and Succeed in School with a School Grant from Action for Healthy Kids

Did you know that nearly 1 in every 5 school-aged children in the United States has obesity? Children with obesity are at risk of having chronic health issues such as asthma, type 2 Diabetes, sleep apnea, and heart disease among several others. 

Parents can be a powerful force for change in schools, especially when it comes to starting health and wellness programs. Ensuring that our kids are eating healthier foods, learning about nutrition, and being more physically active in school not only sets them up to learn lifelong healthy habits but, according to a growing body of research, it helps them be better prepared to focus and learn in class. Studies also show when parents are involved in a child’s education, their children demonstrate higher academic achievement, better attendance, better social skills, better-eating habits, increased physical activity and less emotional distress.
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3 Tips for Moving When Both Parents Work Full-Time

Whether you’re on your fifth or fifteenth move, you’re in good company. The average American will move about 11.4 times in their life. If you’ve moved before, you know what a big project it is. If this is your first move, you might be intimidated by the process—especially if you and your partner are working on top of it! Thankfully, you have access to a number of support systems that will make moving much easier. Here are just a few tips to help you during this time.

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