Determine the goal. | Determine Reasoning / "Why" | Design Boundaries / Consider Consequences | Create Accountability
Believing we can "do it all", these days many of us hustle to the beat of a growing agenda. It's unrealistic. The 'Super People' mentality overwhelms me. How about you? An array of media and images makes it seem possible, but it's not. We often get caught up in a list of to-dos that simply draw our attention to the wrong things. Living thoughtfully … Continue reading Screens | A Clear View
TV and video games are the go-to for my kids, and a good majority of others, when they need some downtime. But they aren't relaxed when it's time to power off. Why are they still wound up? ~I know mine aren't the only ones.~ It's hard to admit, yet the same thing happens to me. 'But I'm not … Continue reading Purposeful Ideas | F A M I L Y ~ F U N
I'm choosing to be thankful for the example of these modern day characters. I'm thankful because they're leading me toward great conversation with my kids. Along with digital permanence, here's a short list of what we've been talking about -
Have you heard about "lifeguard parenting"? It's when parents rescue their kids in emergencies, but aim to support independence. They give freedom, but they stay close by and aware. Technology freedom and parenting meet here.