Educators respond to the student mental health crisis: What tech-savvy youth need from parents

Educators respond to the student mental health crisis: What tech-savvy youth need from parents

Last week I delivered a training to educators and counselors on how parents can learn to instill learning discipline among tech-savvy youth at a state educators’ conference. Attendees traveled to Rocklin from across the state to learn how to promote mental health...
Understanding the pros and cons of anxiety in a cyber-powered world

Understanding the pros and cons of anxiety in a cyber-powered world

I recently came across an article in Psychology Today about the correlation between social media and anxiety. This is of great interest to me, because parenting tech-savvy teens requires us to better understand how the young hearts and minds in our families and...
Why loving tech-savvy youth requires us to surrender our opinions

Why loving tech-savvy youth requires us to surrender our opinions

One of the most important things modern youth need from parents today is wisdom which is often confused with opinion. Human opinion may be informed by wisdom (lessons and insights from life experience), but it always offers limited understanding of a person, situation...
How your child’s mindset will reinforce or overcome learning disabilities

How your child’s mindset will reinforce or overcome learning disabilities

(This is a reprint from my Sacramento Cyber Safety Examiner column on Examiner.com) This morning Bonnie Terry, owner of Bonnie Terry Learning center, spoke to parents about ways to overcome learning disabilities, such as ADD/ADHD and dyslexia, at St. Joseph Marello...

Tips to express the wisdom of your faith to your child

(This is a reprint from my Sacramento Cyber Safety Examiner column on Examiner.com). Naturopathic Doctor, Greta Hauck D’Amico, who practices at Four Rivers Naturopathic Clinic in Auburn, California. She spoke to a group of citizens at Sun City in Lincoln, about the...

How planning skills impact learning

Guest blogger Bonnie Terry is a learning expert who helps parents and students overcome learning challenges associated with disabilities (such as Dyslexia and ADHD), and the attention-deficit lifestyle of a cyber powered world. You can access her services at...