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Teens-and-Screens-July-24

Influencer Does Not Equal Expert

An influencer does not equal an expert.  Remember the good old days when you had a question or concern; you would turn to someone who was an expert in the […]

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Unplugged and Liberated Re-Entry is Hard!

 I took 30 days off of social media.  Feeling overwhelmed and exhausted, I decided to take what felt like a bold step and disconnect.  In the spirit of full transparency […]

teens-and-screens-May-24

Telling the Algorithm to Kiss Off

I was watching my son scroll his social media the other day and he was “liking” almost everything he saw. Sharing. Saving. Sometimes commenting. At that point, I realized how […]

Teens-and-Screens-April-24

AI and the Loss of Truth

In today’s rapidly advancing technological landscape, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful tool that has the potential to revolutionize various aspects of our lives. From assisting with everyday […]

Screens-and-Teens-March-24

Online Noise! How Much Is Too Much and How to Quiet It

In today’s world, it seems like everyone knows everything about everybody. And that just feels like a lot of “stuff” for our brains to take in. What your neighbor had […]

Teens-and-Screens-Feb-24

It’s the Parents Job to Say No Children and Technologies Are Like Mischievous Puppies

We got a new puppy for Christmas. Well, my son got a puppy, but we collectively chip in to help because taking care of a puppy is evidently a four-man […]

teens-screens-Jan-24

The Games Our Children Play Helping Them Be Their Authentic Selves

The other day, I was talking to my son, and someone texted me a question about something I had asked them to do for me. Given he and I were […]

Teens-and-Screens-Dec-23

Unearned vs. Earned Education Preparing to Kick Off the New Year Informed

I have been on the road frequently speaking at student and parent conferences. One of my favorite things about what I do, other than getting to meet parents and students, […]

Teens-and-Screens-Nov-23

Unwrapping the Debate: The Pros and Cons of Gifting Your Child a Device and Social Media

The holiday season is upon us, and I don’t know about you, but I find myself missing the good old days of toy cars and Barbies as Christmas gifts. They […]

Teens-and-Screens-Oct-23

The Most Important Nine Minutes in Your Child’s Day

I read something this week that I would like to share with you. There are nine minutes that have the greatest impact on a child’s day. They are first three […]

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