Posts Tagged Summer Break

Take the Stress Out of Screen Time

screen time

Many parents experience stress when it comes to the topic of children’s screen time. How much is too much? Should you restrict it? Is screen time a necessary evil? Or is screen time a positive thing? The questions are endless.

A reader sent me the following note about screen time.

“My 15-year-old spends several hours on the computer and she does not part with her phone. She does activities and is a good student, but every free moment she has is spent on Facebook or texting. The network she is on allows for free texts to certain numbers. WI-FI is free so she has Internet access on her phone. She feels that if she has done her chores, then she … >>>


Thoughts on Summer

This week and next, many teachers and students across the country are starting their summer break. No matter what your summer plans are, here are some wonderful quotes about the season. Enjoy them as you bask in the summer sun.

“A life without love is like a year without summer.”
–Swedish Proverb

“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.”
–James Dent

“A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.”
–St. Francis of Assisi

“Be like the flower—turn your face to the sun.”
–Kahlil Gibran

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”
–Sam Keen

“I wonder what it would be like to … >>>