parents and technology
Talk to your kids and set your expectations for acceptable use of technology before you allow your child access to a new device, gaming system or on to social media platforms. Recognize that kids do not see a difference in their online and offline lives, so your approach needs to be seamless.
Technology is not going away, so it's our job to use it wisely, and, by doing so, teach our children how to use it wisely.
Thou shall not bear false witness about the amount of screen time in thy family life. Thou shall not relax technology use guidelines when thou art weary.
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"We get into the habit of treating all messages as equally urgent, but we've also come to like the feeling of staying in the loop because it's a way of proving our own importance," Pang says.
We've all seen the YouTube videos of babies masterfully using technology and moments when they swipe magazines like iPads. This topic of toddlers and technology invariably brings on a robust debate -- with experts positing if, when and how children should be exposed to technology.
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