Are Your Kids Safe from Abuse in Sports? 3 Questions Every Parent Should Ask

Are Your Kids Safe from Abuse in Sports? 3 Questions Every Parent Should Ask

Little league baseball, rep hockey, competitive swimming, after-school tennis lessons, karate classes . . . so many sports for our kids to choose from! Whatever activity your child chooses, the benefits of participating in youth sports are almost endless: they can improve outcomes in all areas including physical, social, psychological, academic and health. In well-structured sports, children receive opportunities to set and meet personal goals, develop lasting friendships and enhance problem-solving skills.… Read More
Schools Turn Cell Phones Off to Turn Learning On

Schools Turn Cell Phones Off to Turn Learning On

Great News! Schools are helping kids get off their phones!

There’s a growing trend that’s making waves this year in classrooms around Canada and the United States: mobile phone bans in classrooms! San Mateo High School in California is using a novel approach to limit cellphones in their schools.  To enforce their ban, students place their cellphone in a fabric pouch from Yondr that locks up the phone.… Read More
Parent Alert! Is TikTok Safe for Kids?

Parent Alert! Is TikTok Safe for Kids?

What Parents Need to Know About TikTok and Social Media Challenge Videos

Eleven-year-old Sarah opened up her TikTok app and saw a video of her favorite vlogger (video blogger) acting out a challenge that had gone viral: grab some common ingredients, including bleach (!), mix it up in a plastic Ziploc bag, and hold it against one eye for at least a minute.… Read More
Parent Alert! Now Parents Are Making Porn for Their Kids?!

Parent Alert! Now Parents Are Making Porn for Their Kids?!

“Mums Make Porn” – British Reality TV Shocker

Try to wrap your mind around this one. A group of five presumably well-meaning moms in the UK are disgusted by the violence they discover when researching the porn film industry. They are rightly concerned about how easy it is for children to access porn and its twisted messages. So, the moms resolve to come up with a solution.… Read More