It is normal and healthy for adolescents to seek increased independence as they grow and develop. It is also normal for parents to have a hard time letting go. Naturally, we worry about our children’s health and safety and quite frankly, their ability to make good decisions. However, in order for our children to become mature, responsible, self-disciplined young people, we must loosen the reigns and allow them to make some decisions on their own, mistakes and all.
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Are you considering the purchase of a smartphone for your son or daughter? Smartphones certainly have their advantages. They can be both helpful for you and fun for your child when used appropriately and in a positive manner. It’s a good idea to talk with kids about what is acceptable and unacceptable smartphone behavior.
On April 24th, colleagues from the Office of Early Learning and School Readiness and The Centers for Families and Children presented at the 2nd Annual Ohio Early Childhood Mental Health Conference. The title of the session was Ohio’s Statewide Data: Preparing Ohio’s Children for Kindergarten Readiness. Presenters included Amy Parker, Jennifer Perkins, Elizabeth Sailer, Ed.D., Margie Spino, Ph.D., Christina Tomazinis, and Tonya Thompson.