My seminar, Keeping Your Child Safe, is always a sell out. No surprise there. What could be more important than doing everything within a parent's control to keep her child safe? In the seminar I address the things parents must know about a child's safety -- what the real dangers are "out there," the parent's role, what a parent must teach her child. I teach what children need to be taught about keeping themselves safe, too. What I can't teach, however, is common sense. Unfortuantely, it … [Read more...] about Keeping your child safe while you’re texting.
The topic for my first blog on my new website had been on my mind when I paid a visit to my cousin Sarah and her boys, ages 5 and 7. After spending the afternoon with them, I knew I had found my topic. Sarah lives in a TV free house. (Okay, her husband, also a professor like Sarah, wrote a book about the effects of television viewing on children and how to make it work for your family.) But here's the thing of it, those little boys don't miss it, and they don't ask for it. What was more … [Read more...] about Cousin Sarah’s kids