Raising Responsible Children

St James Church 820 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL

In this presentation, I look at what Responsibility really entails in the context of our families and in our world in general. I provide practical tips on how to begin teaching the lessons of responsibility in age-appropriate ways at a very young age, how to increase and improve the lessons as the children grow and mature, and how to seamlessly weave the responsibilities at home into those expected at school etc. We also learn about the numerous benefits of teaching responsibility and how to maintain and stay consistent in the practices we begin with our children.

Free, Private Group

Parenting in a Facebook World: Tips for Managing Technology & Teaching Children to Manage Theirs

Round Lake Area Library Virtual

Technology and social media aren’t going anywhere. So what do we do as parents? In this presentation, we will examine the top social media apps for kids and teens. We will also look at the range of technology available in our world, and how to practically manage and create “tech-free time” in our schedules and that of our children. We will look at texting and social media, and the implications they have in terms of relationships today. Specific tips will be provided on how to help our kids communicate effectively, working with and sometimes around the tools available to them. We will briefly look into the dangers of certain online actions and how to talk to our kids about such things. Practical strategies are provided for monitoring online communications and social media. In addition, we will go over positive ways that we as parents can embrace social media, texting, and email; and use it to improve communication and bolster our relationships with our children.

Free

Parenting in a Social Media World

Antioch Public Library District Virtual, IL

This free event is open to the public. Technology and social media aren’t going anywhere. So what do we do as parents? In this presentation we will examine the top social media apps for kids and teens. We will also look at the range of technology available in our world, and how to practically manage

Free

Parenting in a Social Media World

Plainfield Public Library Virtual

Technology and social media aren’t going anywhere. So what do we do as parents? In this presentation, we will examine the top social media apps for kids and teens. We will also look at the range of technology available in our world, and how to practically manage and create “tech-free time” in our schedules and that of our children. We will look at texting and social media, and the implications they have in terms of relationships today. Specific tips will be provided on how to help our kids communicate effectively, working with and sometimes around the tools available to them. We will briefly look into the dangers of certain online actions and how to talk to our kids about such things. Practical strategies are provided for monitoring online communications and social media. In addition, we will go over positive ways that we as parents can embrace social media, texting and email; and use it to improve communication and bolster our relationships with our children.

Free