The Importance of Multilingualism

When she was still a baby, we spoke plainly with each other. When she began understanding English, we spelt certain key words to avoid her […]

BYOD: Sending kids to school with a digital device? What parents need to know

Sending kids off to school with an internet enabled, often expensive new device in their backpacks, can be of great concern for many parents. They […]

Should you let your teenager on Yellow app: Tinder for the young?

Should you let your teenager on Yellow app,  the new flirting/dating site used by over 7 million generation Z’s and dubbed the Tinder for young […]

Finding Mamajuana and Nudity in the Dominican Republic

After a demanding year relocating back to the United States from the Cayman Islands, starting new jobs, moving back into … Continue reading "Finding Mamajuana […]

The Deterioration of the SAHM

Many article and blogs I’ve read talk about how being a stay home mum is not easy at all. Over tea and other meet up sessions […]

Screen Time for Kids: Getting the Balance Right

From digital homework platforms to extended video chats with friends, from remote working to family WhatsApp groups, there are infinite ways that digital media are […]

The Trouble with ‘Screen Time Rules’

“Screen time,” as ever, is a hot topic for academics, policy folk and for parents. There’s a seemingly endless debate about how much is too […]

Engaging Parents in After-School Programs

As part of the Leveling Up: Parenting study, a project of the Connected Learning Research Network at the DML Research Hub, I and my fellow […]

Let Them Play and… Be There

I’ve been a parent for a little over 4 years… not much hands-on experience… but I’ve been observing parenting styles and their outcomes since I […]

When It Is More Than A Coincidence…

My big baby brought home the first homework of her life – 3 pages of Chinese, English and Math homework – Kindergarten 1 standard (Primary 1 […]

Celebrate Literacy Week 2017

Photo Credit: Chronicle Books Each year the state of Florida and FLVS dedicates one full week to celebrate all things literacy. Appropriately titled “Celebrate Literacy Week,” […]

Semi-automated Luxury Parenting

The toy company Mattel recently announced a wi-fi speaker-based voice assistant for children. Known as Aristotle, the toddler-proof alternative to Google Home or Amazon Echo […]

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