Parenting in the Digital Age

Parenting in the Digital Age

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Featured Content, Parenting, Presentations

PARENTING IN THE DIGITAL AGE – Expert panelist for this exciting online course by Eduro Learning. 6 individual courses designed just for parents, featuring awesome educators and parents. How, what and why are kids sharing online? Learn about how your child interacts with social media in our “Parenting in the Digital Age” courses. ONLINE COURSES, […]

Nourish 2016 Conference

Nourish 2016 Conference

Posted on Feb 21, 2016 in Parenting, Presentations

Over the weekend, as a counseling team at YIS, we hosted the annual Nourish conference entitled Inside Out: Living and Flowing with Emotion. How do we keep in balance?. This year we altered the format slightly to offer more collective experiences to foster community and connection, as well as, as a an open workshop format […]

Having a Voice in Identity Development for Multicultural Children

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Parenting, Presentations

Several weeks ago I was contacted by Kris Kosaka who writes for the Japan Times to assist with an article entitled “Identity issues can complicate a child’s path to becoming bilingual“. As an international school counselor and parent of bicultural children this is a topic that permeates both my work and parenting decisions. The article […]

Balanced Family Tech Contract

Last week our grade 2 students at YIS mentioned, as part of a digital citizenship week assembly, how they are going to have better balance than their parents about the amount of time they spend on their mobile phones, laptops, and other devices when they grow up. These 8 year olds are not students with […]