Saturday, December 19, 2015

6 tech tools to strengthen your co-parenting skills


Technology may be ending the need for face-to-face interaction and, sometimes, that can be a good thing

A University of Missouri study looked at how 49 divorced parents used technology to communicate with their exes. The study mostly looked at mothers with a wide range of post-divorce interactions, from very positive to very negative.

Parents in positive co-parenting situations found technology to be an effective tool for maintaining two households. The study also found that email often helped parents to deescalate fraught conversations

Yet, parents in contentious divorces often used technology to control situations or limit information. In the end, technology is only as reliable as the parents who use it Read more...

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Friday, December 4, 2015

NI's curlew population 'in danger'

One of our best-known birds is added to a list of those that are giving major concern to conservationists.