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Encouragement and resources - post-COVID digital parenting Oct 25, 2021

 

Believe it or not, this is NOT a post about Coronavirus or COVID-19. 

This is a post about support and resources and positive thinking to help all parents and caregivers as they adjust their lifestyles to an intensive digital period. 

At Digitalem (formerly Digital Parenting...

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Back to School, Remote Learning and Digital Families back-to-school digital parenting pandemic Aug 20, 2020
 
Back-to-school is creating anxiety for families, whether your kids have already started or will start soon. But digital parents can get ahead of the game and start planning their child's digital environment.
 
We often say that we want our children to survive and thrive in the digital...
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Digital Parents, let's raise porn-resilient children! digital parenting pornography Aug 08, 2020

 

Seriously, I know that you are probably cringing as you read the title of this blogpost, but cringing isn't going to help our digital families.

As parents we have to dive into some of those uncomfortable topics in order to guide our children on the digital highway.  Now, more than...

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Grayscale on an iPhone – what is it and why it’s cool. digital parenting smartphones technology and tech devices Jul 18, 2020

 

WHAT IN THE WORLD IS THIS GRAYSCALE STUFF?

Some of us love black and white movies, but today, the vast majority of movies are made in full, bright, robust color.  Why?  Because, duh, colors stimulate us and on the big screen this is just plain VIBRANCY.  But what about on...

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Michelle Obama was wrong and let me tell you why digital parenting May 04, 2019

If you haven’t heard, Michelle Obama wrote a book touted as “an intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.”  And then she did a book tour talking about the book. She went from city to city, country to country, talking about the...

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The 5 C's Of Digital Parenting digital parenting Apr 02, 2019

The first quarter of 2019 has begun with a variety of digital parenting concerns that would seem to be the perfect recipe for confusion and despair for parents and caregivers.  Parents have had to contend with problems ranging from viral challenges, (hoaxes and cheese throwing) to gaming...

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Black Friday for Parents in the Digital Age digital parenting technology and tech devices Nov 24, 2018

Hey Digital Parents,

Let me ask you a question, what do Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday all have in common?

Give up?

Digital Literacy and Critical Thinking.  I know, right.  You weren't expecting that.  Let me walk you through this.

Thanksgiving: every year, millions of...

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Digital Parenting on Purpose with Amy Carney digital parenting Oct 29, 2018

I started following Amy Carney on parenting after a girlfriend shared some of her blogposts full of spot-on tips - and I fell in love with her style and advice and just plain ol'  common sense.  As a mother of two young boys, I was mesmerized by this woman who made parenting 5 children...

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Paris Talks 2018: Parenting, Children and Education in the Digital Age digital citizens digital parenting May 20, 2018

In 2018, Expats Paris, launched the first conference, Paris Talks, as a platform for provocative and disruptive ideas about the future of humanity.

The conference format is short, powerful, inspiring talks, combined with entertainment and networking opportunities.  Conference issues range...

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Lawyer, Mom, eSafety Consultant = Digital Parenting Coach digital parenting Feb 05, 2018

The other day, a friend asked me not WHAT I do, but HOW I came to do what I do?  Hmm, interesting question.

If you believe in kismet, then you are halfway to understanding the fantastic ride that led me to my current profession. So let me fill you in on some of the background.

I am an...

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Encouragement for the Digital Parent: Parenting Techniques digital footprints and identity digital parenting Feb 04, 2018

I bet you’re wondering whether you even have a digital parenting technique.

Well I can guarantee that you do.

But first let’s clear up this digital parent business. If you have a child who is a digital native, a child born who was born after the widespread adoption of Internet...

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Parenting a Child Under 3 in the Digital Age digital parenting screen balance Feb 04, 2018

Parenting in the digital age is bringing new challenges to parents - and children alike.

One of the keys for moving forward as a Digital Parent is to understand the issues and then apply best practices to your family. But attention, don't be afraid to mix and match things up to find something...

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