4 Things Parents Can Do to Help Their Kids WANT to be Wise With Tech
Young people may well be the most underestimated human beings on the planet. Yes, we’re all familiar with the stereotypical...
Get Outside! How Gardening Helps Combat Digital Addiction
As a child I vividly remember my mother teling me to “get outside!” She would say it was good for...
Create a Technology Roadmap to Help Prepare Your Kids for a Smartphone
The day you hand over a smartphone to your kids should not be the same day you try to teach...
Don’t Do Nothing Just Because You Can’t Do Everything: Five Simple Things You Can Do To Have a Screen-Balanced Home
Have you ever been so overwhelmed by something that you decide to do nothing? Because you don’t even know where...
Delay the Smartphone and Grab Gabb!
“Before I was a parent, I swore my kids would never have a tantrum in public with me. Let’s all...
The Need for Connection: Unlimited Connectivity and Its Limiting Effect on Adolescent Relationships
Have you frequented your favorite restaurant lately? If you have, it wouldn’t be out of the ordinary to see couples...
Digital Driver’s Ed for Your Smartphone Driver
For most of us, the first time we got behind the wheel is a vivid memory. Whether it was in...
Why Social Media is Not Smart for Middle School Kids
I really love middle school kids. I have raised four of them! If you have been through middle school parenting,...
Parenting Tweens and Teens — Part 2: Emotional Connection and Balanced Parenting
After I began studying psychology and human development in college, I remember giving my parents some critical feedback about their...
Parenting Tweens and Teens — Part 1: The Foundation of Love
“Get ready to live! You think you have been living life until now, but when you become a parent a...
Helping Your Kids “Wait Well” for Greater Access to Technology — Part 2 of 2
There are things we can do as parents that will help our kids grow in their ability to wait well....
Helping Your Kids “Wait Well” for Greater Access to Technology — Part 1 of 2
“Mom and Dad, you are so wise. Thank you for making me continue to wait for a smartphone even though...
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