Raising Your Child in a Digital World:

Finding a healthy balance of time online without techno tantrums and conflict

Month: August 2012

Appsolutely Amazing: Apps for Preschoolers

Aug 20, 2012
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New mobile devices like iPhones, iPads and Android phones now allow young children unprecedented access to a range of apps. Many of these apps are marketed as ‘educational’ but it is interesting to note that there is no rigorous screening process in the iTunes app store to ascertain whether an app constitutes an ‘educational’ app, […]

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Will DVDs Build My Baby’s Brain?

Aug 1, 2012
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Today’s parents are under increasing pressure to buy educational goods for their children.   From the moment a child is born, parents are bombarded with toys and products touted as ‘educational’. Parents and teachers are often seduced by the promise that these products will give young children a ‘head start’. But are these toys, gadgets […]

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