Screen Time Check-In

Screen Time Check-In

Are you familiar with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs? I was first introduced to this theory while studying to be a teacher. Maslow was an American psychologist. According to Wikipedia, his hierarchy of needs is a “theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling...
How to Help Your Teen Transition to a Smartphone

How to Help Your Teen Transition to a Smartphone

As parents we have to decide when, or if, our teens will have the privilege of using a smartphone. In our home, we want to educate and teach our children how to use technology as a tool—but only when the time is right and when they are prepared. We recently worked...
Is My Teen Ready for a Cell Phone?

Is My Teen Ready for a Cell Phone?

Is my teen ready for a cell phone? This is the million-dollar question for parents today! There is no single right answer because every family and every teen is different. We are parents who are still learning, but we’d like to share a few strategies that have helped...
What Are Your Daily Bookends?

What Are Your Daily Bookends?

  Do you have an established morning and evening routine? Have you tried leaving tech out of those routines? Your morning and evening routines are the bookends of your day. Have you ever read The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy?* Hardy teaches that success in...