Technoference: Technology & Parenting

As parents, we monitor and control our children’s access to devices and screen time diligently.  We are less rigorous with ourselves.  We often let ourselves off the hook after a “hard day” or because of “work needs”.  But let’s not fool ourselves…our kids are watching.  When technology and parenting collide, there can be serious affects […]

Screen Time Recommendations for Kids

Children and adolescents are surrounded by many technologies (e.g., television, video games, computers, internet, smartphones) and consequently, it may be unrealistic to assume they could avoid technology. Since technology is now infused in nearly all contexts (e.g., home, school, social networks), it’s important that parents understand the pros and the cons of various technologies and […]