Kids, Technology, and Altered Reality!

Kids, Technology, and Altered Reality
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Kids, Technology, and Altered RealityTechnology as a tool is an amazing advantage that our kids have over our generation. They have more in the palms of their hands than we did by far, and we had more than our parents. But the ongoing trend of absolute immersion into smart devices has some serious setbacks.

On this episode of The Next Generation Show, we’ll be going over some of the mistakes we’ve made along the way. In many ways, by allowing technology to overstep previous boundaries of parenting, we have even more work to do to reset and reduce technology dependency. Read more “Kids, Technology, and Altered Reality!”

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Family First Aid on A Family Affair!

Family First Aid!
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Your out on a trip with your family and the unthinkable happens, someone in your group gets hurt. What if that someone is you? Do you know what to do? Do your children know what to do? If your bleeding or serious injury, what do you do next? This is a situation that no one wants to be in. Unfortunately, it does happen. Do you want to give your family an advantage that most do not have? Well then this show is just the one for you. Read more “Family First Aid on A Family Affair!”

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Responsibility as parents with guns!

Responsibility as parents with guns
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Responsibility as parents with gunsGrowing up my dad used to say to me that “gun control is a steady hand” whenever an argument percolated in the media about restrictions on firearms. As a youngster, it was not a slogan or a gimmick. It was not an argument for or against. It was a simple statement that holds a paramount truth of gun ownership, stewardship and responsibility.

A touchy subject now, especially when it comes to kids. We are often exposed to atrocities of misuse of firearms by minors, irresponsible parents, or a combination of the two. Media slant covers the dark side of the gun debate en masse. But what about the hordes of responsible parents and minors that are able to control themselves and shoulder the responsibility Read more “Responsibility as parents with guns!”

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The Ant and the grasshopper… work activities!

The Ant and the grasshopper… work activities!
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The Ant and the grasshopper… work activitiesRaising the ant, not the grasshopper: Reasons Why Preparing Several Months Ahead Helps to Eliminate Fear, Worry and Stress.

Many of us have heard the fable of the Ant and the Grasshopper. It is one of Aesop’s more widely known children’s stories. But few of us realized how much of an impact this short tale has on all of our lives. Especially later on in life. Read more “The Ant and the grasshopper… work activities!”

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Family… Power Outage Preparedness!

Family… Power Outage Preparedness!
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Family... Power Outage PreparednessIn may of 2017 over 150,000 individuals in the Mid-South found themselves without power for over two weeks. In that same year 320,000 people and businesses in Boston and surrounding areas went with out power from the storm Sandy. What about the 1.2 million who went without power in Puerto Rico. Many of these people had no idea what to do. Their actions had serious outcomes on their families and loved ones. What do YOU do? Read more “Family… Power Outage Preparedness!”

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Ground Rules The Premier of “A Family Affair”

Ground Rules The Premier of “A Family Affair”
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Ground Rules The Premier of "A Family Affair"Did you ever have dreams of being and astronaut, fireman, or a police officer? Did your parents have dreams of you being something more? Such as a surgeon or doctor. In life we ended up as something Greater. We became parents, a family. We can not control who our children become, but we can lay down a strong foundation. To ensure and help shape, who they become, are good people. No matter what life sets in their path. This Saturday we will discuss the rules that make us as a family stronger. How these rules can impact and effect us. Read more “Ground Rules The Premier of “A Family Affair””

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Devoting Time to the Dry Run “Practice”

Devoting Time to the Dry Run “Practice”
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Devoting Time to the Dry Run "Practice"In this episode, we explore the importance of taking a dry run – a testing process “practice” to mitigate the effects of possible failure.

In most situations where Murphy’s Law comes into play you’ll need to pull out all the stops and dig deep to pull through. But why wait until the worst possible time to test your process, your gear or your skills? By taking a little time and having fun along the way you can learn the holes in your plan and the shortcomings before they become critical failures. Read more “Devoting Time to the Dry Run “Practice””

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