What Parents Should Know That Their Kids May Already Know About the Internet
Author: Debra Sanders Clark
Publisher: WestBow Press
Category: Family & Relationships
According to research, there are 50,000 predators online at any given time (Thomas, n.d.). These individuals are likely luring profiles or hiding in chat rooms in search of vulnerable children. Predators know that a growing number of children are now on the Internet, therefore, they monopolize the opportunity because it allows easy access and increased chances to privately communicate with them. Unfortunately, predators are not the only threat online. According to research there are over 5 million Facebook users under the age of 10, although Facebook prohibits users under the age of 13, (Hopkinson, 2015). In addition, there are over 80 million fake profiles on Facebook (Chauhan, 2016). With the increase accessibility of social media, criminals often create fake profiles online to capitalize on the opportunity to steal more than identity. Parents, beware! As a consequence of the many hidden dangers online, parents should be concerned and learn ways to increase youth safety. This self-help manuscript will provide information to help parents help their children have a safe and rewarding Internet experience. Readers will receive the following benefits: explore the pros and cons of technology learn techniques for proper usage of modern technology gain knowledge of potential risks such as: cyberbullying, sexting, predators, exploitation and others learn about secret apps and codes children use to hide their online activities acquire knowledge to implement safety online implement and explain the rules for computer and Internet usage develop a trusting relationship to improve parent and child communication risk, safety and responsibilities receive additional resources offering information and help
Eating good-tasting and healthy foods is something that eludes many families but with childhood obesity rates at an all-time high, it's time to try and slow this epidemic down.44 Things Parents Should Know About Healthy Cooking for Kids provides a plan that will make it fun and feasible for everyone to have flavorful, healthy food in their lives, and doesn't overwhelm readers with recipe after recipe. Stop sneaking in vegetables and start teaching children to make conscious food decisions that will last them a lifetime!
An Adoptee's Perspective on Its History, Nuances, and Practices
Author: Melissa Guida-Richards
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Category: Family & Relationships
The White Fragility for transracial adoption--practical tools for nurturing identity, unlearning white saviorism, and fixing the mistakes you don't even know you're making. If you're the white parent of a transracially or internationally adopted child, you may have been told that if you try your best and work your hardest, good intentions and a whole lot of love will be enough to give your child the security, attachment, and nurturing family life they need to thrive. The only problem? It's not true. What White Parents Need to Know About Transracial Adoption breaks down the dynamics that frequently fly under the radar of the whitewashed, happily-ever-after adoption stories we hear so often. Written by Melissa Guida-Richards--a transracial, transnational, and late-discovery adoptee--this book unpacks the mistakes you don't even know you're making and gives you the real-life tools to be the best parent you can be, to the child you love more than anything. From original research, personal stories, and interviews with parents and adoptees, you'll learn: • What parents wish they'd known before they adopted--and what kids wish their adoptive parents had done differently • What white privilege, white saviorism, and toxic positivity are...and how they show up, even when you don't mean it • How your child might feel and experience the world differently than you • All about microaggressions, labeling, and implicit bias • How to help your child connect with their cultural heritage through language, food, music, and clothing • The 5 stages of grief for adoptive parents • How to start tough conversations, work with defensiveness, and process guilt
Kelly Phillips Erb is the lady with the lowdown. A parent, well-known tax attorney, and Forbes writer, Erb has been blogging about tax issues at taxgirl.com for years. Some of the questions addressed in this book were posed by parents just like you as part of Erb's "ask the TaxGirl" series on her blog. The rest of the book addresses some of the big concerns parents have when facing up to taxes. Erb lays these issues out in a clear, pro-active manner. Inside this book, you'll get the skinny on the basics like filing status, claiming dependents, and determining exemptions. You'll also find helpful information about how to deduct expenses associated with raising kids, including the costs of medical care and child care. Erb tackles a number of tricky credits and deductions including the ever popular, and much maligned, earned income tax credit.
Annotation. This incisive book provides parents with the means to ensure that their deaf or hard of hearing child becomes a proficient reader and writer. In nine chapters, parents will learn about the relationship of language to reading and writing, including the associated terminology, the challenges that deaf children face, and the role of schools. They'll also learn activities that they can engage in at home that will strengthen their children's reading and writing capabilities. Literacy and Your Deaf Child outlines how children acquire language and describes the auditory and visual links to literacy. With this information parents can make informed decisions regarding hearing aids, cochlear implants, speechreading, and sign communication to best enhance their child's language development. Parents will discover how to create environments at home and in their community for fostering their child's literacy, especially in school by learning how to work closely with their child's teachers. The book also refersthroughout,to the developmental link between American Sign Language and English literacy for children who use sign communication, making it the best guide available for all deaf children and their parents.
Adolescence, it's one of the most challenging times in life, one that everyone, both parents and kids, goes through eventually. However, today's teenagers face many challenges and issues that their parents did not have to deal with, and they need guidance. Nine Things Teens Should Know And Parents Are Afraid To Talk About provides a handbook for teens going through this confusing time and deals with issues such as: Picking godly friends Dealing with crazy emotions Getting along with parents Physical and emotional changes Choosing the right kind of entertainment Dr. Joe White of Kanakuk Kamps and Dr. Nicholas Comninellis give a thorough and sensitive guide for teens who are confused about where to turn and what to do with the pressures they have to face. An honest and straightforward treatment of the issues, Nine Things Teens Should Know is a great resource for parents and teens alike.
This book is written in such a way that parents can easily understand all they need to know about a child's heart condition, including being able to identify the type of defect; a review of the most common treatments in use; an overview of tests for diagnosis and treatments; and how to prepare for surgery. 12 illustrations.
An appropriate and important roadmap to adolescence in this exciting new book. They provide insights for teens on issues such as dealing with crazy emotions, sexual purity, false friends, and ungodly entertainment. With years of experience in dealing with the issues adolescents face through Kanakuk Kamps, the authors give an excellent guide for kids to maintain a godly lifestyle through their teenage years.
This book answers the questions parents most often ask pediatricians about vaccines. It describes vaccines that are given to all children, vaccines that are given to children in special circumstances, and vaccines for parents and grandparents.
What Parents and Professionals Should Know about the Pre-teen and Teenage Years
Author: Shana Nichols
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Providing professional perspectives alongside personal experiences and suggestions from mothers, daughters and educators, this is a comprehensive text for parents, teachers and professionals working with families and their daughters with ASDs.
This publication contains two topics concerning estimation and problem solving contained in one volume. It illustrates to parents that there are many opportunities every day to develop, nurture, and refine their child's mathematics skills. The section on estimation is rich with ideas on how to help a child become a better estimator using everyday situations. The problem solving section is filled with real-world problem solving situations that require a solving strategy and reviews the solutions. (ASK)