PLUGGED-IN PARENTING offers two hours of tips, ideas and non-punitive strategies for parenting digital children from babies to teenagers, in every aspect of digital intelligence including internet safety, netiquette, cyberbullying, social media guidelines, health promotion and even the academic benefits of computer and video-gaming. Parents will appreciate the valuable parenting demonstrations that show how to keep kids connected to them while they set healthy limits on video/computer games, social media and cellphones. This new DVD is the first of its kind and is ideal for busy parents and caregivers who want accurate researched information but have little time to read books. Keep digital children safe, healthy and happy, without losing the vital relationship connection! Table of Contents:
Part One Media is the Other Parent
Family Trends- The Generation Gap Widens
Parenting Pointers- Parents Matter Most
Aim for Balance and Health
Parents Fears and Childrens Needs
Benefits of Internet and Gaming
Part Two Teaching Digital Intelligence
Babies and Toddlers 0-2yrsBrain Development, Usage, Parents Role, Safety Tips, How to Reduce Screen Time, and Experiential Learning
Preschoolers 3-5yrsDevelopment, Usage, Parents Role, Safety Tips, How to Reduce Screen Time, Learning Styles, Acknowledging Feelings, Advertising, and Virtual Worlds
School-Agers 6-12yrsDevelopment, Usage, Parents Role, Safety Tips, How to Reduce Screen Time, Sibling Fighting, Online Learning, Inactivity, Overeating, Cyber-bullying, Netiquette, Critical Thinking, Surveillance Programs and Luring Protection
Teenagers 13-19yrsDevelopment, Usage, Parents Role, Safety Tips, How to Reduce Screen Time, One-time Consultation, Sharing Values, Boundaries, and Online Learning
Be a Part of Their World The most important gift that children need and can not be provided virtually
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I was quite impressed with Plugged-In Parenting: Connecting with the Digital Generation for Health, Safety and Love. The fact that you have devoted this kind of focus to the issue of digital technology as it relates to the parent/child relationship is amazing in itself. I liked how you wove the PET- Parent Effectiveness Training philosophy and skills throughout the video. I thought you made a very good case about respectful relationships and what makes them work. You made a very credible and strong case against punishment and an effective case for problem-solving instead. I especially like your focus on influence and how parents gain and keep it and how they lose it. That's a powerful message. --Linda Adams, President, Gordon Training International, Parent Effectiveness Training, P.E.T.About the Actor:
Judy Arnall is a professional speaker with CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Speakers) and Toastmasters. She is a Parent Educator and facilitator for several health agencies, university and educational institutions, corporations, and the mother of five digital teenagers.
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