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As promised in Part 1, Clarifying Gray Areas in Family Tech Use: Separating Red Herrings from Red Flags, this follow-up post offers resolutions for the common tech dilemmas many families face. How do I moderate my child’s screen time when all of their assignments are online and have to be handed in electronically? My kid needs a phone so we can stay in contact, especially in case of emergency. My kid reminds me thattheyown the phone or device. In fact, it was a gift we gave to them.



We’ve all heard the old adage, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” Tell that to a typical teenager and they'll tell you that's just wrong. The reality is that names do hurt and are a far more familiar weapon than those medieval sticks and stones.



“KNOW THE SIGNS! KNOW THE SIGNS!” Doctors, psychologists, and counselors have been emphasizing this for many years. As a dedicated psychology major at one of the nation’s best universities, you can bet I knew the signs. I knew all the signs of a suicidal person.



If you are the parent or caregiver to a twice exceptional learner, chances are you are concerned about fostering their social and emotional development. Parents and caregivers play a significant role not only in the academic progress of their twice-exceptional children, but also their social and emotional success. Parents must first recognize their children's gifts, as well as their disabilities, and then assume responsibility for the development of their child's potential.



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