Validation Seeking and Self-Worth

Social media platforms often incentivize seeking validation through likes, comments, and shares, creating a feedback loop where children’s self-worth becomes tied to their online presence. The pursuit of validation can lead to a preoccupation with appearance, popularity, and social status, detracting from authentic self-expression and meaningful relationships offline. Children may experience anxiety and depression when […]

Navigating the Dangers of AI: A Guide for Parents

In today’s digital landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) is ubiquitous, shaping various aspects of our online experiences. While AI technologies offer numerous benefits, they also present potential risks, especially for children who may be more vulnerable to their influence. As parents, it’s crucial to understand the dangers of AI and how it could negatively impact children, […]

Navigating the Media Maze: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Media-Literate Children

Introduction: In an era dominated by digital media, the role it plays in shaping the minds of our children cannot be understated. As parents, it is incumbent upon us to understand the concept of media literacy—a skill that empowers our children to traverse the intricate maze of media responsibly. This comprehensive guide, “Navigating the Media […]

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Prioritizing Children’s Mental Health While Co-Parenting – by Conor White Social workers know that familial separation can inflict stress on all family members. However, children can be especially impacted as they navigate new situations and new feelings. Luckily, great resources are available to the public to help make these transitions easier. Fordham GSS Master of […]

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