by Andrea Davis | Jul 13, 2018
This how-to series will help you establish guidelines and boundaries for screen usage in your home. Join the conversation on our YouTube channel or our IGTV channel!
A new study shows that the older a person is when they get their first smartphone, the better their mental health in young adulthood.
What started as an intention to be a better parent, turned into a five year journey of reclaiming my mornings and evenings from technology, and rediscovering what I call the Three R’s of resetting: rest, relationships, and rejuvenation.
What’s wrong with a chore chart that allows our children to earn their screen time?
What do frogs have to do with screens and tech? Click here to find out!
As I talk with parents “just ahead of me” about screens and technology, I often hear the words: “I wish I would have waited.”
Check out our four-phase process to help your child ease into cell phone ownership!
Your family charging station serves a more important purpose than charging your device! See how a designated charging station can actually simplify screen usage in your home.
We are excited to share a helpful tool we’ve been using with our family: a simple Cell-Phone-Ready Checklist! This checklist provides tangible and concrete benchmarks to keep expectations clear as you and your child discuss cell phones.
As I’ve been researching how my relationship with technology might affect my relationship with my kids, I came across an interesting term: technoference.
Parents often ask us how to get started with a feature phone for their child or teen. Tyler is our in-house techie, and he recorded a quick video to show you how we use Ting as our cell phone service provider.
Are you wondering if a simplified watch might the solution you’re looking for? Whitney Archibald of howshemoms.com shares her review of the Gizmo Gadget.
As our children get older, how do we give them more freedom with technology, but not give them free reign? Kathy Keller Jones, developmental psychologist and former kindergarten through eighth grade school counselor, shares her wisdom in this audio post.
A result of our Family Tech Think Tank: A list of 12 questions for kids and teens to ask themselves when they feel they are ready for a personal device or a cell phone. What would you put on your list?