Breaking: You Can Have Your Family Back If You Chose To Get Off the Treadmill

A-Matrix-for-21st-century-familiesYou’re on life’s thread-mill, exchanging time for dollars…running faster and faster just to stay in one place.

Your grandparents used to bring home less pay. Yet they had more leisure time and lived fairly comfortable lives by world standards. More importantly, they raised an entire family with hardly a glitch.

We’ve gotten amazing technology. The entire planet is starting to boom financially. How has mankind gotten worse off in the midst of the most spectacular growth-period in history?

This is the picture your life is made of, and you know something’s terribly wrong with it. But like most other folks, you accepted it even while having that vague, unsettling suspicion all this isn’t quite right. And it’s not just the picture of your life either…it’s the entire frickin’ canvas everyone’s life is woven into. It’s big and you feel it’s staring you straight in the face but you still can’t put a single finger on it.« Continue »

Is technology destroying your child’s health & happiness?

oriental girl on laptop Some of the most disciplined kids in the world can be found in Asia. But something is threatening that status-quo.

The research findings seem clear enough.

“PIU [problematic internet use] is common among high school students, and risk factors are found at home and at school. Teachers and parents should pay close attention to these risk factors. Effective measures are needed to prevent the spread of this problem.”

The studies report impaired nutrition, loss of sleep, dropping school grades, general feelings of discontent, and a host of psychosomatic symptoms.  « Continue »

Social Media & Internet Tips for Parents

Did you know school-yard squabbles migrated online?

Last school year I had police officers in front of me four times dealing with internet threats of violence among students. That’s right… four! It starts with someone throwing an insult out of jealousy or whatever. Then, because its risky to start something in the schoolyard, each time, a vile chat with the meanest language took place on Facebook or Whatsapp. But it didn’t stop there.« Continue »

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