Learning Apps and Marketing to Children

Parents want the best for their children.

Many turn to “learning apps” that their children can “play” on phones, pads and computers.  But, most parents might be dismayed to find out that 95% of apps marketed to children contain at least one form of advertising directed at children. And, often, these ads are not age appropriate.  Continue reading “Learning Apps and Marketing to Children”

Developing Trust

What is trust? As parents, how can we teach our children to be trustworthy? Trust is difficult to understand for most adults, and even harder to teach kids.

Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston, recommends using a marble jar to help children visualize trust. Her research suggests that small, seemingly insignificant acts of support or kindness create trust, each action building upon the other. Use Continue reading “Developing Trust”