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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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A New Year’s challenge to all parents: Hands-free parenting!

I hereby issue a New Year’s challenge – “Parents everywhere: Put down your phones!” Nobody’s perfect. We all do things that aren’t going to win us any parenting awards. I believe that (and maybe this is my feeble attempt at … Continue reading

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Hands-free parenting: Let’s try it!

You can see me, but am I really here? If there’s an electronic device in my hand, I’m at least considering giving my attention to someone or something other than you. If I’m texting, using social media, surfing the Net, … Continue reading

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