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Notes of what I have learned taking care of my kid based on what I had learned from my parenting idols including my own, JLT, CS, NS and UV

Letting my kid play with my phone

Apple provided a convenient function for parents like me to let their kids play on their devices without much worry. It’s called “guided access” and it allows me to lock my phone so that they cannot leave the application or restrict other inputs as needed with a simple shortcut of triple clicking the Home button.
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Manipulation of the media, take 2

In another recent news much like my old post of how the so-called news media can just drop a few facts to further their agenda. Recently an elderly woman was truck and killed on Finch Ave West. And kudos to Toronto Sun for not leaving out the key detail unlike CP24, AM680, MetroNews Canada, Global News and even the CBC.
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Manipulation of the media

There’s some recent news regarding how a person was charged for a fatal accident in Calgary. If you consider what had happened it does make sense, but consider two other factors:

It happened at 10:15 p.m. i.e. in the evening, so its dark.

From he article:

Staff Sgt. Paul Stacey with the Calgary Police Service traffic unit said witnesses recalled the overhead pedestrian crossing lights had not been activated at the time of the collision.

However, that’s not what’s at issue here. The issue is how media such as CBC and CTV can manipulate the message making the driver fully at fault by removing some facts from their article.
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