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Respectful Cell Phone Contract


A Contract for Digital Health and Safety between Parent and Child



  • I agree to always ask you for help, explanation, advice and information regarding anything I can’t handle myself on the cell-phone, Internet and computer/video gaming platform.
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Consequences or Problem-Solving?

In parenting classes, I often get asked the following question:

When I give my 11 year-old daughter a consequence, she insists that I am being mean to her. 409 more words

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Parenting Styles: The search for the cream center.

At home yesterday with another snow day. This left me with two options: be a productive mom/housewife for the day or spend too much extra time on social media. 594 more words


Happy new year from a happy, new blog!

However you’ve stumbled across my humble blog, I’m glad you are here! My name is Amber and this is Amalgmom.

“What in the world is an Amalgmom?!” You may wonder. 154 more words


Unschooling To University Book is Ready to Launch - Help us Kickstarter It!

Help us get the word out! We are promoting the concept, research and implementation of SELF-DIRECTED EDUCATION (both in and out of school).  I’ve had to wait until we had our third university graduate. 73 more words

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Dads Matter!

This is one of my favourite videos that show the brain science behind why Dad’s matter just as much, but differently, in the parenting relationship. 8 more words

General Parenting

Screen Time Mitigates Summer Learning Loss

This meme has been floating around my groups and I have to say that I totally disagree with it. First, I am the worst model of this. 338 more words

General Parenting