Tag Archives: screen time

Who’s the boss? You or your phone?

The dinner is on the table, the milk has been poured, and everyone dives in. Well, everyone except one. There is one person at the table checking their phone. No. No. Not my daughters. Like many households, we have a … Continue reading

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Teens and screens: tips to help your teen reduce screen time.

Teens are connected all the time. Aren’t we all? I don’t think my son is any different than other teens when it comes to being on his phone, watching Netflix or even playing video games. Technology is ingrained in our … Continue reading

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Summer fun and electronics; can there be a happy medium?

I can tell the summer-is-here excitement is already building for my kids. The sweet smell of freedom is in the air as they wait with baited breath for that last bell of the school year to ring. In my house, long, lazy … Continue reading

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The TV actually turns off?? COOL!

I am not a perfect person.  It follows then, that I am not a perfect mother.  My children watch TV.  Not as often or as much as some other kids I know (for some shallow reason I felt the need … Continue reading

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