Category Archives: Electronics

What Screen Time does to our Brains

These were requested by a reader; feel free to contact me on facebook (Karyn At Kloppenmum) if you want me to write about something in particular. If I can; I will. I’m not going to get into the ‘moderation’ argument. It’s … Continue reading

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Achieving Peace in Our Lifetime

About a year ago I had a flash of realisation… Calm is the Soul of Peace What are the implications then for those children growing up in frantic, noisy homes where flashing electronic lights (tv, dvd etc), stress, and lack of … Continue reading

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Nurture Shock: You’ve gotta read this Book!

Nurture Shock by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman Publishers: Ebury Press If you do nothing else for your parenting this year, decade life-time – read this book and make the effort to really ‘get’ what they’re saying. It doesn’t cover … Continue reading

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Electronics and Children – Part Last?

On Tuesday morning, at the bus-stop, another Mum and I were discussing the effects of tv etc on children. Many people don’t want to hear it, but she and I agreed – unless a parent has compared the difference between their children without (for at least … Continue reading

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Great Ways to Reconnect with your Child

Here’s another blog talking about ways to reconnect or stay connected with our children. You can check it out here. The link came via Parenting Passageway (on my blogroll), thanks for pointing this out, Carrie.

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Re-Introducing Electronics: Part Three – Calm?

For those new to the saga part one can be found here: No Electronics Here: Why we cut Electronics from our Children’s lives. Yes, there is a question mark at the end of that title. Calmer certainly, and I have … Continue reading

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Manic Behaviour: Our Boy with Electronics

The next installment of reintroducing electronics into our nine-year old Hare’s life… For why we took it all away in the first place, check out:  No Electronics Here: Why we cut Electronics from our Children’s lives. So, the Hare turned nine early January … Continue reading

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