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 us make this important decision.
In Digital Minimalism, Newport shares the experiences of everyday people who participated in a digital decluttering journey. Their real life stories, coupled with historical examples and research, will inspire you to reconsider your own relationship with technology.
We think that a family technology plan is much more useful than a cell phone contract! Here’s why.
The first week or two without screens might be rough; both for you and your kids! But, I promise it will be worth abandoning screens for awhile to help your kids learn what to do with boredom and how to interact with the real world.
Irresistible, might look like it’s going to make you panic or want to throw your phone out the window, but it won’t. It will, however, inspire you to consider your relationship with technology and find solutions to help keep technology in its proper place. The author,...
Darren Hardy, author of The Compound Effect, says the bookends of our days are the key to a successful life. How can we minimize our technology use during the bookends of our daily life?
Set This Simple Limit to Expand Connection, Close Gaps, and Get Life Immediately Looking Up by Rachel Macy Stafford
One of my favorite parenting mentors, Rachel Macy Stafford, recently published an article on her site, handsfreemama.com, that really captures what our goal is at Better Screen Time. We want to learn to set limits so we can connect with our children and look into their eyes more. Rachel gave us permission to share part of her post here.
If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by the thought of raising kids in the digital world, you are not alone. Many parents feel this way, but there are some amazing communities out there to help you! Check out our list of top communities to help you confidently raise kids in a digital world.
What does a Family Tech Think Tank look like? It will look different for every family! Today we’re sharing a snapshot from three families to help you get started.
Do you teach or work with teenagers in a volunteer or church setting? Are you wondering how to get them to look up from their device and connect with not only their learning, but with the people around them? Our friend, Chelsea, also known as the Mom Life Coach, has some great tips to help!