Good morning, January 3rd, 2019

Well, it’s time to get “back in the groove” after what I hope was an enjoyable and pleasant holiday season. I always take “CHRISTmas” down on New Year’s Day and almost finished but, as always, I already miss all the lights of my favorite time of year!

In my never-to-be-humble-opinion, raising children is the most difficult and most important job we will ever have. And, I think doing it today is MUCH more difficult than in days gone by. The decisions that have to be made about education, new technology, and the temptations and opportunities that face these precious little human beings – what a huge responsibility. We must “handle with prayer” for sure!

How Screen Time Affects Your Kid’s Brain

Ever wondered if all that screen time is negatively affecting your child’s brain? Bad news, I am afraid. According to all the experts, this electronic screen syndrome (ESS) is causing sleep deprivation, social isolation, behavior problems, and a hyper aroused nervous system.

Click here to learn more.

A New Study Shows That Students Learn Way More Effectively From Print Textbooks Than Screens

Studies show that students are better able to comprehend information in print for texts that were more than a page in length. This appears to be related to the disruptive effect that scrolling has on comprehension.

Read more about this new study.

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment

Children haven’t changed, but our expectations of their behavior have. In just one generation, children are going to school at younger and younger ages, and are spending more time in school than ever before.

Learn about the dangers of early school enrollment.

Parents Denied Right to See Pro-LGBT Videos Forced on Their Children

A lawsuit against a Pennsylvania school district will be filed later this month, if the district continues its refusal to allow parents to see a series of pro-LGBT videos that their children were forced to watch in April.

Read more about this outrageous case.

Schools Ordered to Teach Eight-Year-Olds That ‘Boys Can Have Periods Too’

Schools in Brighton have been ordered to teach children as young as eight that people “of all genders” can have periods, as well as to install sanitary waste disposal units in every toilet room.

Click here to read more.

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Blessings on your day,
Bobbie Patray

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