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How much screen time is safe for kids?

How much screen time is safe for kids?

Ever wonder how much time kids should spend in front of screens either texting, watching YouTube videos, or playing online? Here are some research-based guidelines to make smart choices for your child.

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Is your child prepared to launch? How to support your child in ‘letting go’ before moving

Is your child prepared to launch? How to support your child in ‘letting go’ before moving

Are you sure your child is prepared to move into a new school or home? Have you ever wondered how to support your child in letting go before moving? This article takes you through the process.

When a move is approaching, it’s natural to be focused on the location where you will be landing. Many important decisions and choices need to be made, such as where to live, what schools to attend, which house to buy or rent, etc. However, it is also important not to overlook tying up the experience for children at the launch site – the place you are leaving.

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Are You Living a Sustainable Life? 3 Easy Steps to Prevent Taking a Fall

Are You Living a Sustainable Life? 3 Easy Steps to Prevent Taking a Fall

Feeling swept away with all the “extras” of the expat lifestyle? These 3 steps will help maximize the experience and create sustainable lifestyle habits while living abroad, or heading back home.

Living abroad brings lots of challenges, but it can also bring great rewards. Relocation may trigger larger wages, a bigger house, free private schooling, upscale neighborhoods, and perhaps more disposable income. Additionally, relocation may also provide in-home services such as a housekeeper and chauffer.

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What Can I Expect of My Child? Limit Setting and Discipline by Age Group

What Can I Expect of My Child? Limit Setting and Discipline by Age Group

Limit setting and discipline is a common concern among parents. This article explains how to set limits to our children depending on their age.

Knowing what children are capable of is a common concern among parents. Different cultures, different parental expectations, and different information can make it difficult to know what limits to put on behavior and when to expect children to conform to those limits.

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