… a parenting journey inside the 21st century …
Parenting is a lifelong journey and a collection of experiences we learn as we nurture children. Good parenting will surely facilitate their growth, health, and general well-being. It will also empower them with self-esteem and the confidence to hustle with 21st century challenges. The opposite is true when children are poorly parented.
At Parenting Alpha, we describe our own journey, one dotted with technology, globalization, diversity, competitiveness & emerging social-economic challenges! Hopefully, ours is not ‘very’ different from yours, and even better, we can learn a thing or two from each other. Our collective input should simplify our individual journeys.
Kids playing computer games are known to have better executive function skills such as working memory, flexible thinking & self control.
The 21st century classroom should accommodate flexible and random shapes, and be geared towards creativity, innovation, and active learning.
The holy grail of TRUE happiness lies in optimizing the 4 happy chemicals in the brain: dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins.
Bad parenting is evident when you are always angry, tech-indifferent, lacking empathy, a poor listener, and of course, a poor role model.
Yes, companies and workflows still need real people with 21st century skills to milk even more ‘juice’ from technology.
If you want your child to unplug from technology, make sure that screen time use should be everyone’s business at home.
The generation years chart and timeline describe the seven recent demographic cohorts stretching from way back in the 20th century. They include the Greatest, Silent, Boomer, X, Millennial, Z, and Alpha generations.