When buying a family computer, there are a lot of decisions to make, such as PC or Mac, laptop or desktop; and then there’s the budget. And if your kids are in school, chances are they need one that can perform a variety of tasks. There’s also a decision about what software to buy. Sounds complicated, right? If you’re getting ready to make the big purchase and have no idea where to start, check out these computer buying tips from BabyZone.
According to a new survey from Symantec, a fourth of all children have encountered cyberbullying in some way. The survey looked at 1,068 families with children between the ages of eight and eighteen. Most of the cyberbulling happened to middle school students. The study also looked at how parents handled finding out their child was at the receiving end of bullying. Check out more results here.
As a parent, you’re probably always telling your children to step away from the computer games and go play outside, but according to a new study, you might want to think twice before you do that. Games that focus on memory and vocabulary were found to help increase a child’s problem-solving and reasoning skills, and the games even helped improve grades in just mere weeks.
Is your child dealing with a Cyberbully? With so many kids online these days, cyberbullying has become a major issue. Thankfully, Time Magazine’s Healthland blog has offered five tips for dealing with a cyberbully. From setting guidelines to helping your children respond, this is a must-read article for any parents of children who have social media accounts or spend a lot of time online.