Tag: technology

Parenting Concern #3: We allow social media & gaming too early and in excess

I think social media and gaming too early and in excess is leading to increased levels of  depression, anxiety, and addiction among teenagers. It is a correlation that is difficult to prove, but I am not the only person, and I am certainly least among experts, who believe this is true. A December 22, 2018 CNBC report titled, “Facebook, Snapchat,…

5 concerns for American parenting and consequently 5 concerns for the next generation…

5 concerns I have for American parenting: 1. We worship our kids 2. We pursue talent development over faith development. 3. We allow gaming and social media too early and in excess. 4. We don’t give our kids permission to fail. 5. We offer them religion instead of Jesus. Because of these 5 #parenting concerns, consequently… 5 concerns I have…

Parenting Techno-Kids

Parenting today’s elementary aged child means understanding the world of technology…  and guess what?  Many parents don’t get it.  Some Christian parents, horrified by the potential dangers of technology, simply avoid technology all together covering their child ears to the multisensory language of the 21st century.  Other parents, sure that their kids would never get hurt, provide unlimited access to…