Exploring The Negative Effects of TV Advertising on Youth

It’s no secret that advertising can have a significant impact on the way we think and behave. In recent years, there has been growing concern over the adverse effects of TV advertising on youth. Commercials can often be misleading and persuasive, encouraging them to want things they may not need or even be able to … Read more

Supporting a Dyslexic Child at Home – Parenting Prattle

Do you consider your child to be intelligent and articulate, yet they struggle with reading, writing and spelling at school? Have they been called lazy or careless by the teacher? Do they have low self-esteem? If this describes your child, it may be worth having him/her tested for dyslexia. Although these tests aren’t definitive, they … Read more

The Parental Guide to Limiting Your Child’s Electronic Dependence – Parenting Prattle

Ten years ago, if you thought nearly every person on this planet would be walking around with a miniature computer in his or her pocket—you’d probably be locked away in an insane asylum and/or tested for possible alien DNA. Fast-forward today, and the idea of someone not having a miniature computer in his or her … Read more