Is it possible that all our connectivity is making us alone together?
I’d recommend watching this video. It reveals the unexpected heart of children. (The link will open in a new tab, you can return here afterward if you like).
Children’s sports can be quite competitive, with the adults often fueling the competition. Read this story about a girl’s softball team that decided to forfeit the game (breaking a 2.5 year winning streak) to do something better than win.
Family Connect Individuation v misbehavior PDF of slides used in presentation
The Data Doesn’t Support It: Children and Risks
Articles for Thought and Discussion Parents and Digital Device Management, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2015. The Good and Bad of Escaping to Virtual Reality, The Alantic 2/18/15 Social Media and Self Control, EurekAlert!, 1/2013 Kaiser Foundation 2010 … Continue reading
As you are probably experiencing and aware of, as individuals and families we face an unprecedented pace of life and menu of options each day. Pressures, some from the outside, and some created within ourselves, to manage it all, often … Continue reading
Apologizing and forgiveness are two key elements in healthy relationships. Reconciliation when wrong has occurred builds lasting relationships – and it is often based on an effective and authentic apology. The article linked here is a very helpful discussion on … Continue reading
The angst that has been felt over the last days and weeks is palatable. I’ve felt some myself, but not necessarily due to election results. Rather, the despair I’ve seen and heard from those around me has been painful to … Continue reading
Truth be told, my field (counseling, relationships, psychology) isn’t quite as scientific as it sometimes presents itself to be. I often think of counseling and psychology as ‘applied philosophy.’ That being said, the field has improved it’s testing methods over … Continue reading