The holidays are a great time for bonding with family and catching up with friends. But all that free time can also lead to three weeks of constant battles over screen time. Let’s look at a few ways to curb the tantrums and bring peace to your home this holiday season.Read More
Is there a connection between too much screen time and symptoms of ADHD? A new study finds a correlation between the two. Here are some simple tips to help you and your child find better balance, focus and awareness in our constantly connected world.
Summer means more freedom, less school work and more fun. But I certainly don’t want to throw all the family rules out the window and during the school year our screen time limit keeps things running pretty smoothly. So how do I maintain our family rules and values around device use while still allowing them a summertime “win?”Read More
More and more young children are playing multiplayer video games and making themselves vulnerable to online bullying, predators and identity theft. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your child is well armed and protected so they can enjoy their games safely.Read More
One of the questions I get most from my clients is “When should I get my child a phone?” If the question of when to introduce your child to the world of smartphones is weighing heavy on your mind you’re not alone. Read on to find out if your child is ready and what you can do to make the transition easier for both you and your child.Read More
We may live in a world with disparate ideas, but one idea we can all come together and form community around is helping our kids to thrive. No one wants to see a generation of children feeling overwhelmed, anxious, distracted, isolated and bullied. Schools, friends, neighbors, clubs, places of worship - wherever you can find community - start the conversation about raising kids in a digital world.Read More
Sometime last year in the midst of starting my own business; managing both my kids schedules; staying in touch with friends; maintaining an exercise regimen; trying to keep my marriage “exciting;” attempting to stay current on social media; current affairs and the hottest new music my brain began to slowly melt-down. Here's what I did to fix it.Read More
Carving out spaces that we reserve as “screen-free” zones is one of the most important things we can do to maintain peace of mind, focus and grounding. So where should we begin? Here are 5 spaces to consider designating as “screen-free” to give you and your family the much needed media break you deserve.Read More