7 Stories re #DigitalParenting 31/03/14

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Teens, Drugs and the Internet: The Perfect Storm I've spent a lot of my life watching children -- as a parent, and then working with parents of troubled teens. I've seen so many adolescents gravitate towards the wrong thing like moths to a flame. Even if they don't dive into the fire, they almost can't help but be…

#BIGRead14: On Hearing the News

#BIGRead14 Today's poem focuses on the reactions we may have when reading the news - as someone who has dealt with this within the discipline of media studies, and has mentioned in my book that headlines tend to focus on the new, the unique, the negative... When first diagnosed with depression I stopped reading newspapers for a while, and it did really help - and now I get much of my news via my news feeds…

#BIGRead14: Doing Justice

#BIGRead14 Today's poem focuses upon justice - and the slightly overwhelming feeling that there are so many types of justice we should be focusing on: Criminal justice. Social justice. Economic justice. Retributive justice. Restorative justice. Generational justice. For years I've looked out for Fairtrade items, but there are so many things we can be doing .. I think each time, I have to reduce it to what is my decision, today, with this thing, and…
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