Do our kids think we are good screen time role models? When I ask audiences of students if they think their parents are on their devices too much, generally two-thirds of the kids raise their hands. I have some tips to help you work on better modeling.Read More
Tech Talk Tuesday #10
Do you follow your own rules?
I know often kids feel like we adults have double standards. We say one thing, but we don’t do it. We set rules for kids but don’t have rules for ourselves. In our morning drive, for example, my kids and I often notice adults texting while on the road to school or near a school. At restaurants, we see lots adults on their devices during dinner, not just the kids. I can be guilty of breaking my own rules, checking a screen to distract myself from a task I’m having a hard time completing, or staying up much later than I meant to, checking “just one more thing.”Read More