Too often, I see people who are generally kind, well mannered, educated people simply melt down and go off at someone on some social media platform. Instead, we need to teach kids how to be COMPASSIONATE digital citizens, not just good, but also kind and loving. Here are a few rules we can all use to be better, more compassionate online.
In every aspect of our lives today, all of our experiences are being scored. All our business, social, physical, and emotional interactions are quantified by some number in an app somewhere. When it comes to my social media accounts, I don’t have many “Friends” and I am very happy about that.
We hear all the time how this person or that is battling one disease or another. We often hear of someone losing their battle with cancer in the knowledge that they have passed away due to it. In general, the rationalization is that if you win your battle with a disease, you survive it, but if you lose your fight, you die from it.
The way I see it, music is one of the original, fundamental languages, in all of nature, everywhere around us, there exist sound and rhythm. From the waves crashing on the shore to the beating of our own hearts, music is life and remains one of the most important things you can teach a child.
For a brief look at my version of IoT home security and survellance, I will discuss some concepts of security and some solutions that I use. This is by no means the best way to do it, but it works for me.
Do everything you can with your kids. Play with them, Pray with them, take them everywhere. To the grocery store and to the mechanic, the retirement home to visit Aunt Sue and the bakery to get your bread.
Why do I feel it is so important to take your kids everywhere? There are three reasons, and I will present them now in no particular order.