Posts Tagged ‘Screen Time’

Saying it Plain

If there were a food that your child wanted to eat and you knew that if they ate it they would be at increased risk for: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bullying, sexism, racism, obesity, radicalization and being preyed upon by sexual predators, would you let them eat it? If they really wanted to eat it (all…

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Practical Conversation about Screen Time (a podcast)

Last week, Mel Avila and I had a great conversation about the nuts and bolts of reducing screen time in our families. Mel’s podcast, Raising Playful Tots, is a great source of practical parenting tips, ideas and discussion. Listen to the 40-minute podcast here and then leave a comment about the one thing that most stuck with you…

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5 (more) Tips for Sorting Out Screen Time

I hope yesterday’s post gave you some good food for thought around your family’s screen time and steps you can take to get more in charge of it! Here is the second part of my list: Do real work in the presence of your children. Real work is this: washing dishes, sweeping the kitchen, folding laundry,…

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5 Tips for Sorting Out Screen Time

  I just returned from a great weekend at Moharimet Elementary School in New Hampshire where we explored screen time from several different angles. After exploring screens through the lens of what our children are not doing when they are doing screen time (likely, not getting bored, not engaging in deep play and not wondering…

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