I recently worked with my teen daughter to set up a fair consequence around one of her screen time rules. I also include several examples of consequences from other parents.Read More
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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
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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?