kids and technology
What happens when you put Jeff Leatham, The Rock Star of Floral Design, Two Kids and Me together? They not only knew of Jeff
Every summer, parents grow a bit apoplectic thinking about the hours their kids are likely to spend doing the couch potato, screen-gazing thing. Some clever manufacturers are dreaming up alternatives to screen time by incorporating screens and tech directly into more physical play. In other words, if the kids hate leaving their tech behind, they can take their tech with them.
Across the globe, at this very moment, children on iPads, cell phones, video games and computers are begging their parents for "just five more minutes." It's no surprise. Screens offer incomparable fun and social connectivity.
The days, weeks and summers fly by much more quickly for our children, because they are never have down time. They never have the blessing of being bored.
Technology in moderation seems to be the way to go.
Few parents are crystal clear about how much is too much when it comes to giving their kids access to technology. It hardly surprises me that two adults from different backgrounds and with different sensibilities don't see eye to eye on how much screen time their children should have. Here are my thoughts
Kids are more connected than ever, and comedians have taken note.
During her keynote interview at the BlogHer conference in New York City last Friday, Gwyneth Paltrow talked about raising
When Nicole Neely realized the hold technology had on her 12-year-old son Tyler, she decided to do something about it. In