Archive | April, 2010

Strengthen the Reality-Testing Mechanism

How truthful can we be with kids? Jim, a single fifty-five-year-old raising a five-year-old son, Luke, posed the following child-rearing question: “I decided to have Luke when I was 49. Why a single man would suddenly decide to have a child at that age is another story, but I did. I did the whole thing: […]

Kids Online: How involved should parents be?

“Children need people in order to become human…. It is primarily through observing, playing, and working with others older and younger than himself that a child discovers both what he can do and who he can become—that he develops both his ability and his identity….” –Urie Bronfenbrenner CommonSenseMedia tends to go over the top in […]