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Studying Your Son’s Multitasking and Critical Thinking

As you consider measuring the impact technology has on your son, be sure to carefully study your son’s ability to multitask, including when his brain gets over-stimulated from too much multitasking. According to Michael Rich, executive director for the Center on Media and Child Health and an associate profession at the Harvard Medical School, teenagers [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Categories: Family Life, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Studying Your Son’s Multitasking and Critical Thinking

Stuck in a Virtual Reality

I’ve always loved books and reading. As a kid, I could lose myself for hours in an exotic faraway place, transported by the combination of someone else’s written word and my own imagination. There was the real world I lived in, and a secondary place I could go. If given the time, I loved the [...]

By |December 30th, 2014|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Stuck in a Virtual Reality

Do Multitaskers Have ADD?

I often hear people bragging about being great “multitaskers.” However, for many of these so-called “multitaskers,” multitasking isn't about doing multiple things at once; it's about managing multiple distractions. Multitasking shatters focus and concentration. When you’re constantly doing A-B-C-D-C-A-B-C-A-D-B, you never get to enjoy and focus on A or B, let alone C or D. [...]

By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Do Multitaskers Have ADD?

The Importance of Sports and Play for Boys

An 8-Step Audit of Your Son’s Activities Among the wonderful assets available to you, as parents, to help your son build character and self-discipline, are his own body and mind. These attributes will most likely direct him toward activities such as physical play, sports, or athletics. Through play with his friends, he will push his [...]

By |April 28th, 2014|Categories: Family Life|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Importance of Sports and Play for Boys

9 Tips for Communicating With Your Teenage Son

Have you ever sat down to have a conversation with your teenage son, and after minutes of slouching body posture, endless fidgeting, blank stares, and grunting responses, found yourself frustrated, enraged and eventually screaming? Teens are notoriously uncommunicative with their parents, and men have never championed verbal communication. It is therefore not surprising that trying [...]

By |April 11th, 2014|Categories: Family Life|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 9 Tips for Communicating With Your Teenage Son