More sunscreen. Less screen-time.

There is much talk in the news how screen time before bed interferes with sleep. Adults are having sleep problems and so are kids. Parents are encouraged to keep the bedroom sacrosanct- meaning no electronics in the bedroom. That is a good idea. But it does not go far enough, because even during the day kids spend too much time on their computers, tablets and smart phones. (more…)

New Post: “Hold the feelings and hold the line” Empathy, Grit and Resilience

Reflective Parenting says maintain a balance between being empathic and sensitive to your child’s emotions on the one hand, while also setting limits or boundaries on the other hand. Balance is really important. (more…)

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