… 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 will follow your example. Not your advice. Don’t just tell them to: do more physical activity, eat healthier food, get outside more, do the right thing, be kind to others, read books. Make sure you are doing these things so your kids will follow. Lead by example.’
‘When parents are too hands-on, kids fail to learn self-reliance. Instead of hovering like a helicopter parent, try submarine parenting: give kids the freedom to explore and surface if there’s a distress signal.’
Discover how prolonged periods of sitting can cause irreversible damage to our health, including increased risk of obesity, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.
Teaching children involves helping them understand why certain behaviors are considered right or wrong. It involves guiding them to make good choices based on moral and ethical principles.
Explore the role of technology in promoting critical thinking, including information access, collaborative learning, simulation and modeling, multimedia resources, and real-time feedback.
Generation Alpha is the name given to the latest demographic cohort, a generation born entirely in the 21st century. Alpha children and soon-to-be teenagers are wired to co-exist with the digital ecosystem in its entirety.
Generation Alpha predictions highlight what demographic experts think will become of the current generation cohort when it reaches maturity. Of the many predictions, Alpha will probably become most tech savvy generation yet.
When children read wide, they deliberately explore fiction, non-fiction, and other content, on top of academic reading material. This empowers them with knowledge, empathy, and tolerance of other people and cultures.
The negative effects of social media addiction manifest in image syndrome, low self-esteem, FOMO, and social displacement in children.
Reading is important because it promotes self-esteem, discovery and awareness, in addition to knowledge, literacy skills, & productivity.
Discover the ways artificial intelligence is transforming the world of parenting, from personalized learning to emotional support.
ADHD in children and adults manifests in failure to pay attention, lack of self control, and being unnecessarily active.
You are probably part of a generation of idiots if your indulgence in technology interferes with your personal life and work.
Whereas parents are right to question the acquisition of mobile phones for kids, reality dictates that technology is central to their life in the 21 century.
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.