Friday, July 10, 2015
Asbury Park Grove, 9300 Bob Beatty Road, Charlotte, 11:30am-1:30pm
If you are a mom in 2015,
you are not going to want to miss this event!
Disclosure: The following is a sponsored post. Although I was compensated by Charlotte Parent with a payment, product, or something else of value in exchange for writing this post, all thoughts and opinions are my own.
It is challenging to be a parent in the digital age! Gone are the days of Facebook as the be-all and end-all for social-networking needs. Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat, Yik Yak. Everyday there's some new program or app parents need to figure out. Understanding the programs' capabilities and giving kids guidance and limits can be difficult.
This Charlotte Parent Mom Matters* event will discuss strategies and approaches to help guide parents through this technology maze.
At “How to Be a Media-Savvy Mom” you will learn:
- The effects technology has on the developing brain
- The pros and cons of cell phones for kids
- The effects of social media on children
- How to help kids understand technology & how they should use it
- How to make wise digital choices for our families
Additional Event Features:
- Full lunch provided
- Sample local products and services
- Prizes and giveaways
- Networking with other Charlotte moms
“How to Be a Media-Savvy Mom”
Tickets: $20. On sale now!
Hope to see you there! Look for my sign and stop by to say hello!
Meet the Speakers:
Melanie Hempe, Moms Managing Media
Charlotte mom Melanie Hempe is passionate about helping families balance technology with childhood. She offers busy parents easy-to-follow scientific information and practical solutions for real homes with children of all ages, and is one of the founders of Moms Managing Media.
Michelle Icard, Michelle in the Middle
Author, educator, and social leadership strategist, Michelle Icard helps adults feel more confident about guiding kids through the tween and teen social world. Michelle is the author of Middle School Makeover: Improving The Way You And Your Kid Experience The Middle School Years, and she created the social leadership curriculum, Athena's Path & Hero's Pursuit, which is used in schools across the country. Her website is MichelleintheMiddle.com.
*Mom Matters is an event series from Charlotte Parent that brings moms together to hear from local leaders and specialists in the fields of wellness, media management and work-life balance. These two-hour luncheons are a dynamic and engaging way for moms to learn new approaches to parenting and family health.
Disclosure: The following is a sponsored post. Although I was compensated by Charlotte Parent via a cash payment, product, or something else of value in exchange for writing this post, all thoughts and opinions are my own.