Managing technology with teenagers – what other families do

I recently shared how we manage technology with the teenagers in our house. I received lots of great feedback from readers on the post, via email and on facebook. I have collated some of the responses below as I always find it helpful to read/see/hear what other families do with their kids. No … [Read more...]

Managing technology with teenagers

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This post is really looking at how we manage technology with our 15 year old. I have learnt that managing technology with teenagers is so much harder than younger kids for two key reasons: Our teenagers have an iPad for school and need the iPad and other technology for their homework Social … [Read more...]

Developing kids’ independence

Developing kids' independence

If you listen to my kids I am the only parent in the world who makes them do tasks around the house or do things for themselves! Of course I am aware that this is not the case, but sometimes I wonder am I doing the right thing. Our eldest child went to a Montessori preschool and I learnt a … [Read more...]

May monthly review – learning to say less

Learning to say less - managing exams with kids

Each month I review my progress (or lack of!) towards my personal goals for 2014. You can see my full goal list in this post here - Goal Setting For 2014 And Creating My Decision Making Framework. The monthly review will look at my key learnings for the month and each quarter I write a full review … [Read more...]

Making it through a bad day

Making it through a bad day

If you subscribe to the Planning With Kids Weekly Newsletter you will have already read this. Each week I endeavour to create new content for the newsletter which only goes out to subscribers. I had such an amazing response to last week's email that I thought I would share this one on the blog as it … [Read more...]

April monthly review – catch them doing the right thing

catch them doing the right thing

Each month I review my progress (or lack of!) towards my personal goals for 2014. You can see my full goal list in this post here - Goal Setting For 2014 And Creating My Decision Making Framework. The monthly review will look at my key learnings for the month and each quarter I write a full review … [Read more...]