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
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.
Your child may not have a smartphone yet, but you can bet that once they do they’ll be using your example as their baseline for how and when to use it. It’s time to face the fact that “do as I say and not as I do” is not going to cut it when it comes to teaching our kids healthy screen use habits. So how can we as parents make sure that we are modeling the behavior that we’d like to see in our kids?Read More