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4 Parenting Tasks Vital for Your Child’s Academic Success ( Archived Pedcast)

Introduction

Welcome. Doc Smo here, your pedcast host. I had an amazingly gratifying experience recently that I want to share with you, especially if your child is struggling in school. In today’s pedcast, we are going to talk about some simple parenting task that is bound to help your children. Curious about what those tasks could be?  Then stay tuned to learn more in today’s installment of Portable Practical Pediatrics.  Continue reading

4 Parenting Tasks Vital for Your Child’s Academic Success (Pedcast)

Introduction

Welcome. Doc Smo here, your pedcast host. I had an amazingly gratifying experience recently that I want to share with you, especially if your child is struggling in school. In today’s pedcast, we are going to talk about some simple parenting task that is bound to help your children. Curious about what those tasks could be?  Then stay tuned to learn more in today’s installment of Portable Practical Pediatrics.  Continue reading

Your Children Being “Brain Hacked”?(Pedcast)

Introduction

Still not sure about if or when to get your children a smart phone or allow them access to social media? Dr. Paul Smolen here and I’m about to make that decision a little easier for you. In today’s podcast, I am going to give you my own insights as well as the insights of tech expert Roger McNamee, an insider in the creation of Facebook.  He has an interesting perspective about the power these tech giants have over your children.   He introduced me to the term “brain hacking technologies” that he says were designed to maximize and sustain the attention of both you and your children. Continue reading

Are You Raising Free Range Kids? (Pedcast)

 

Introduction

Heard about “Free range parenting”, you know, groups of children, playing outside without adult supervision? Certainly the norm when I was a child and maybe for you too, but not in contemporary America.  Having a schedule heavy with activities is the norm for children today with very little time for unstructured play, especially, unstructured play without adults hovering over the children. Is today’s “Structured” parenting approach best for children or was the more “Free range” version of childhood a better option? Continue reading