Teaching The Internet Safety For Your Children

There is no doubt that the internet is one of the greatest inventions in our time. It has made our life’s become simpler and more convenient especially in communication and information. Information from anywhere in the world can be acquired in a matter of minutes.

Unfortunately this vast information technology development also has unfortunate side especially for our children. Many uncontrollable, random, free and dangerous information are flooding the internet, sometimes without any filter. Our children minds and mental or psychology’s that is not fully developed will be affected with these kind information. Therefore it is our jobs as their parents and guardians to teach them properly about internet safety.

There are many internet aspects that are threatening our children safety. But many of them can be classified into these basic threats.

Online abuse

There are many people who target children or children predator on the internet for many purposes such as bullying, violence, sexual approach, engagement and assault, social background and many more. They can easily pretend to be someone else to get children attention. There are many way for them to do it such as in online forums, chat, gaming, email, social media and many other online interactions. Basically many children have naive thought, in the spirit of friendship they can easily accept and welcome any introduction and interaction from stranger especially if the strangers claim themselves as children too.

Unsafe websites

There are many website that fill with dangerous and unsafe information that can be accessed by children easily and freely such as violence, fanatic ideology, hatred to particular or many social backgrounds, porn and many more.  If your children access the internet from your own home computer you can easily prevent and blocked these websites so the children cannot access it with many internet safety software and computer program that can acquire easily from many source. But with the development of technology and communication, the children can access the internet from any place without your supervisions. Therefore you must teach them properly and make them understand about the danger of those websites.

Unsafe program and fishing

With their great curiosity, people can easily lure and tricked children to click any link or download any program or file without suspicious. This can make children unintentionally let any dangerous software or program such as viruses, worm, Trojans, spyware into your personal computer or any gadget that can access the internet. These programs will damage your gadget performance, and personal file and data. Some of them can even steal your important personal data such as financial or banking and your working data.

Although there are many other internet threat that threatening your children safety, it does not mean that you should prohibited and prevent them from accessing the internet. But with proper teaching and learning from you, hopefully can help them to avoid the internet threat.

Make Children Interested For Science With Toys

science-toys-for-childrenToys are an important part for any children to have. Toys have many purposes for your young ones such as for entertainment, education and also for learning tools and experience that can be used as reference in their process of growing up.

There are various types of toys that are available for your kids, one of the best toys type that are very useful is the toys that support the children’s education and learning process such as tech and science based toys. These type of toys can help to improve children’s understanding skill and memory.

Nevertheless, parents need to make a thorough decision when choosing the toys for their child, therefore the education purpose will last for long time beyond their childhood time. Any experience and knowledge that happen during childhood can stay in children memory as long as they lived.

To make it easier when choosing the right toys, parents must understand about their children interest and passion. This could help parent to balancing their children learning process with their curiosity.

Science toys can help children to experimenting on things in basic concepts easily such as understanding about power, energy, electricity, understand how things move, basic chemical reaction, microscopic objects and many more. These learning process will become an interesting experience providing adventurous game that will challenge their interest both in mentally and physically in a fun and playful method.

There are different type of electronic games that available that even appealing for the adults. Parent can assist their kid to understand how to build various electronic items from a simple kit to the more sophisticated ones gradually. With this method, children can understand about complicated scientific things more easily and basic methods that is used to manufacturing various things.

Supporting the children education in an exciting, playful and fun method will help children to learn things in much easier way and also will make kids more interested for the scientific subjects at early age.

Establishing Communication Between Parents And Their Teenagers

Many parents are experience many difficulties in establishing a communication between them and their children especially when there are confrontation with their children. This condition is often happen especially when their children are at teenager stage. Therefore to create healthy communication between parents and their children, it will be better to look it from the children or teens perspectives.

Communication with teenagers

Mostly children and teens needs proper condition in order that they can comfortably open up and communicate their issues with their parents or guardians. Therefore to create and support the proper condition and environment that can stimulate teenager to open up and communicate comfortably, parents need to consider their communication method.

This aspect is very important especially when the parents are angry. Loosing the temper and emotion can hindering the relation between parents and their teenager. Negative reaction such as shouting, harsh and sarcastic action can provoke their rebellious behavior. It can make them become defensive and counter attack their parent negative reaction. In the end there will be not conclusion and solution of the problem, the parents will loose their children trust and loose the communication with their children.

There are few thing that parents need to avoid while communicate with their teenager.

Stop comparing between yourself and your teenagers when you are at their age.

Although they are your teenager, they are different individual from yourself. Both of you live and grew in different condition, situation, time and ages. Therefore it is not fair to demand your teenager to act and behave just like the way you behave. That is because they have their own condition and situation that are different from when the time you are grow up.

Stop playing the authority card

By using authority card such as the one who makes the money or the one who’s in charge, parents will become absolute ruler. Teenager must completely obey what their parents told them without being able to speak of their opinion. Healthy communications require two ways communication between parents and their teenager. They both must value and pay attention on their opponent feedbacks and opinion, even when the both side are angry.

By doing this, the parents will set up a good example and showing to their teenager that they are serious in communicating with their teenager to create the good solution to their teenager issues. The teenager will be able to trust their parents more, and parent will be able to establish foundation for a good and healthy communication with their teenager for the future.