A horrible scenario for a parent: your teen took an inappropriate photo of themselves, which intentionally or unintentionally got sent to someone. Children make mistakes, but there are ways to act quickly and correct them.Continue reading
Cultures of Dignity is an incredible organization, and their work with young people – empowering them, understanding them and giving them the tools to navigate the challenges of young adulthood – is truly inspiring!
Their blog post, about their reasons for partnering with Jiminy, is extremely touching and motivating – we’ve succeeded in helping parents and children bridge gaps created by technology!
Your new neighbors call; they’re looking for a sitter for their toddler and think your daughter would be perfect for the job. You’re flattered and know your child is responsible, but she has never babysat before. How can you help your child is ready?Continue reading
Sexting, or the sending of nude or semi-nude pictures of oneself through digital means, didn’t exist when we were growing up. Therefore, many of us are shocked when we discover just how prevalent it is, and wonder why would any child, especially ours, do such a thing.Continue reading
Dad! Mom! I’m bored! We’ve all heard those words at one point or another, rushed in to save the day, pointed to every toy or activity we could think
You are the parent. You wish to build up your child’s self-esteem. Therefore, you look at her latest arts and crafts project and tell her she’s the greatest thing ever to grace this Earth. Moreover, she is the most amazing child ever, the best at everything, the most beautiful, smart, kind and truly awesomest. Can that possibly be wrong?
You’ve decided it’s time for your child to have a cell phone. You’ve researched phones, chosen a plan, bought a fun case… but don’t forget about one of the most important details: responsible cell phone use. Here are a few tips to ensure your children know how to responsibly use their new phones… and hopefully, avoid some unpleasant scenarios!Continue reading