Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Playground Dilemma: The Balance at Play

Published February 2011: eHow Family & Relationships

Playground Dilemma: The Balance at Play
Parents Can Guide Children to Benefits from Both Wireless and Wired Activities

Article Excerpt:

As a tech-savvy parent, Barack Levin is exposed to computers every day. The Atlanta-area stay-at-home dad and author of “The Diaper Chronicles: A stay at home dad’s quest for raising great kids” says he sees the disadvantages of living in a wired environment and decided not to allow his only child exposure to technology until he was 5. Even at that age, Levin sets limits. Continue reading

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Helping Kids With Their First Crush

Published February 2011: eHow Family & Relationships

Helping Kids With Their First Crush
Picking Up the Pieces When They Fall Head Over Heels

Article Excerpt:

When Terrina Picarello was in the eighth grade, she fell hard for a boy. Her summer crush was doomed to end — the boy went to a different school — but dealing with the heartbreak is something she remembers well. “I sat in my room and played the record ‘Endless Love’ over and over for days and cried and cried,” Picarello said. Continue reading

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