Here in the northern hemisphere, we’re entering the dog days of summer. That means, whenever it’s too hot or too rainy, bored kids will gravitate…
Leading a ScreenSmart Home
All week we’ve looked at the power of screens in our lives; here are some guidelines. You’ll see more of these in…
Rules for screen time
Several years ago, when our kids were little, and as more and more screens entered our hourly lives, Jenny and I started using “screen time” as our go-to consequence for misbehavior.
Teens and Tech, Part II
If we’re honest, one of the main reasons we parents struggle with our teens and technology is because we’re scared of being disliked.
I Hope Your Teens Aren’t Perfect
Perfectionism is a disease. Once introduced into a system, it permeates into practically every arena of life: work, school, sport, parenting, romance, diet, exercise, sex…everything. What makes it so dangerous is how it can appear truthful, by infiltrating good virtues like excellence, quality, self-esteem, finishing a task, or “doing your best.”
Teens and Tech, Part 1
In our plea for your questions last week, a large majority of you asked about teens and technology. There’s room for a whole book on that topic (and I may be writing one), but for now consider this:
ICYMI — 7
Most Fridays I try to post links to interesting things I found while looking around these internets. Here’s this week’s list: Nick Gillespie writes a pretty “on the nose” article in the most recent issue of Time Magazine titled “Millennials are Selfish and Entitled and Helicopter Parents Are to Blame” — of course, I’d like […]