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Am I a Hypocrite If I Shield My Child From the Digital Tools I Help Create?

I want to reconcile my hopes for technology's role in our lives with my fears for what it might do to my son

I work for a digital agency where I partner with brands to design and build creative solutions and experiences. I'm also a mom with the very vital job of keeping my 5-year-old alive while trying to teach him how to be a ...

by Jennifer Zimnowski  | August 20, 2018 02:00:00
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(LOOK) 8 Kids Were Asked to Sketch Futuristic Tech Products. The Results Are Surprisingly Brilliant

From an 'eatwatch' to a 'recycle bot' -- the future is looking bright

Decluttr.com asked a group of children aged 4- to 11-years-old to conceptualize the tech products they predict people will use in 30 years’ time. Then, the company asked a concept artist to bring their sketches to life. The result? An “eatwatch,” a “recycle bot,” a ...

by Rose Leadem  | August 08, 2018 12:00:00
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Here's One Simple But Effective Way to Raise a Successful Child

Your child will need to learn to be persistent to succeed

No matter how it pains to see your child suffer with his homework, you need to let her do it on your own. Take it from researchers from Finland, a country that has one of the best educational systems in the world. The ...

by Rachel Perez for SmartParenting.com.ph  | July 26, 2018 12:00:00
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To Raise Exceptional Children Teach Them These 7 Values

Values endure through all changes in a child's life

To parent our children to be exceptional we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of frustration." It is our job to love and support them through their struggles, but to refrain from solving their problems for them.We need to equip our children with ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | July 21, 2018 02:00:00
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How to Do Allowance Right: Tips From Financial Experts and Parents

Is your child ready for an allowance?

Money may not make the world go round, but it does pay to know how to manage it well. And it's why providing money lessons for your kids early lays a strong foundation to have a healthy attitude when it comes to ...

by Jill Castillo for SmartParenting.com.ph  | July 17, 2018 12:00:00
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BPI-Philam CEO Let 10-Year-Old Daughter Manage Her College Fund. Guess What Happened Next

Q&A with Surendra Menon, chief executive officer of BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp.

Surendra Menon is the CEO of BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp.Most parents encourage their children to save by giving them piggy banks or bank accounts. Those who are financially sophisticated may try to teach them a bit of investing by giving them shares ...

by Roel Landingin  | June 19, 2018 02:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Ways to Teach Children to be Financially Independent

It's not having lots of money, but rather the ability to manage money well that guarantees financial success

Every parent would like to see their children be successful and live a happy life when they grow up. You want to provide them the best education and encourage them to excel academically so that when they finish their education and are ...

by Henry Ong  | May 29, 2018 09:00:00
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Here's How You Should Talk to Kids About Business

Raising children into entrepreneurial adults begins with encouraging creativity and problem solving

While it is very true that children often do what you do, not what you say to do, it’s important for parents, particularly entrepreneurial parents, to give their actions context and pre-empt that favorite question of all children: “But...why?” This way, not ...

by Miles Jennings  | April 02, 2018 06:00:00
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Filipino Kids Have Put Away P30 Billion in Their Savings Accounts

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is counting on kiddie savings accounts to augment low savings rates

When you ask a typical Filipino parent how she teaches her kids about money, she will likely say she takes her son or daughter to the bank to open a kiddie savings account. That is an excellent start.According to a report by Bloomberg, the ...

by Rachel Perez for SmartParenting.com.ph  | March 27, 2018 12:00:00
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Planning to Give Gadgets To Kids This Christmas? Exercise Caution

Introducing new tech to your kids may not be setting them up for success, even if they're over 13

With so many of us adults burying our faces in our smartphones these days, it's easy to overlook the kid over in the corner getting his or her own phone and jumping in to social media. Yet while adults sign up on different ...

by Victor G. Synder  | December 16, 2017 08:00:00
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New Profiles, New Parental Control and New Look for YouTube Kids

Good news for brands and content creators for children

Since it was launched back in August 2016, YouTube Kids has already made an impact in 37 countries, having amassed over 70 billion views in the app, with 11 million active viewers every week. It’s also present in eight languages to make ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | December 05, 2017 09:00:00
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8 Entrepreneurial Skills Your Kids Need to Succeed in Life and Work

Teach these concepts to prepare them for what's around the corner

Think back to what what you learned in school 10 (or 20) years ago. How much of it still directly applies to what you're doing now?Most of the skills required for my present-day job weren't taught in school. They're either tactical skills I learned on ...

by Nadya Khoja  | July 29, 2017 08:00:00
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3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think and Solve Problems Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost today will encounter challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow

As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best to find the line between protecting our kids and letting them learn from their own experiences. Unfortunately, many well-intentioned parents err too far ...

by Jim Marggraff  | July 20, 2017 08:00:00
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