Tag Archives: cellphone

We went on a family vacation… Without any screens

2017 was an insane year for our family of four, so my husband and I decided to start the New Year off by taking the kids for a local getaway. I’m talking a small hotel room with a kitchenette for … Continue reading

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Baby you can drive my car… I think

Handing the car keys over to my 16 year-old is one of the most difficult parenting moments I have yet to encounter. Putting her on a 10 hour flight as an unaccompanied minor had caused me angst and kept me … Continue reading

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Parents and distracted driving…and it’s not about texting or phones

But I wasn’t even on the phone, officer….. When you hear about distracted driving, do you automatically think about cell phone users? I know I do…….or did.  But I admit, after looking at a list of possible distractions I realized that … Continue reading

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