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FAMILY AND TECHNOLOGY
'Misunderstood' Teen In Apple Holiday Ad Has A Completely Beautiful Surprise
Although they theoretically keep us connected, smartphones, tablets and computers often pull us away from the people we love
6 Homemade 'Apps' for Parents in the Digital Age
Ph.D Amer. Lit., At-Home Dad
Do your kids spend more time Photoshopping your pet than actually petting it? Do you have to remind them to maintain eye contact when visiting grandparents? Are they lost in their phones as we "speak"?
How I Learned to Disconnect to Connect
Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Pare...
It had become such a mindless, automatic habit to constantly check in online wherever I was, so automatic that I often didn't realize I was glancing at my screen. But what felt like freedom back in the U.S. -- the freedom to get online wherever I might be -- had actually become a burden.
The Benefits Of Screen-Free Week
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When Do Kids Need To Hit The 'Off' Switch?
Author of Parenting With Presence (and Eckhart Tolle edition) ...
With information, guidance and support, we can help our children develop habits of balanced screen use so they can benefit from them, without being swallowed into the black hole that these devices can become.
Mom's Digital Diet
Executive Lifestyle Editor, The Huffington Post
This summer, before embarking on a weeklong vacation to Maine, I gave my children an order: "If you see me doing
on my iPhone besides taking pictures, take it away from me."
Family and Technology: Articles About How Kids And Parents Use Digital Devices
"They Know What Boys Want," by Alex Morris New York Magazine, January 2011 "Wired for Distraction: Kids and Social Media
Should Cell Phones Go to Camp?
Common Sense Media
We rate, educate, and advocate for kids, families, and schools.
If the kids can unplug, why can't we? Here are some tried and tested tips from recovering camp moms. You will get through it.
Facebook's Moment to Lead
CEO, Common Sense Media, Chairman and Co-Founder, Next Generat...
By the time my daughter is 18 she will have sent more than half a million texts. As a parent and a digital immigrant, I find this technology use daunting. Parents, we are conducting an experiment on our own kids in real time -- and we still have no idea what the effect will be.
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