Thanksgiving is this week, and I have some ideas about how to support more face-to-face interactions and fewer retreats into all our individual devices.Read More
I often see siblings in parallel worlds for hours at a time, each in their personal screen silos. “The only time my sister talks to me is when she bangs on the bathroom door telling me to get out.”Read More
Summertime brings a couple of long cars rides with my family, and when we have one coming up I curate podcasts that will resonate with my teenagers.Read More
I find the holidays are a great time to slow down and enjoy some non-tech family fun. I’ve put together a list of some engaging, non-tech toys for your Screenagers.Read More
Do you have a long car ride ahead or just looking for activities to do with your kids off screens? How about a podcast? Read about some of my favorites.Read More
The results of a new study found almost half of kids 8-years old and under have their own mobile device. What are the concerns of this new mobile reality?Read More
Have you ever considered making the car a screen-free zone? Two years ago my family decided to make the car a screen-free zone and great conversations have emerged because of this rule.Read More
Tech Talk Tuesday #22
Do you ever feel like you’re competing with a screen when you try to get a family member’s attention for a conversation?
It’s morning. You are snuggled under the covers, your eyes open, your brain registers that it’s a new day. Is your first interaction with the world an in-person one -- “Good morning, honey” – or a screen one – a text, FB post, or news and traffic update — quick, before anyone in the house says ‘hello’? How about for your kids?