I hear from parents regularly about their frustrations that although they set limits around their phones and game consoles when it’s time to do homework, they then have found out that the child/teen simply resumes their social media interactions and gaming on their homework device, i.e. tablets, laptops or desktops.Read More
Focusing on homework with all the technological distractions is hard. I have 5 strategies to help you support your kids be more effective and stay on task.Read More
Shopping has never been easier. Deals inundate inboxes and social media feeds. This temptation is hard to resist, especially if your self-control muscles are still developing like they are in our kids’ brains.Read More
Tech Talk Tuesday #31
How do you balance homework and screentime?
Screen time and homework can be a real problem. Our children often need screens to do their homework and then are automatically vulnerable to distraction when they need concentration the most. Famous research out of Stanford showed that when people multitask they feel as if they are doing better and better at the different tasks but actually they are doing worse and worse on all of them.Read More