(as of Nov 26,2020 09:53:07 UTC – Details)
Cyberbullying. Pornography. Inappropriate texting. Anxiety. Depression. Screen addiction. Families, worldwide, are grappling with the Herculean task of tackling technology with their kids.
“Should your kids have their own cell phone?”
“What rules, consequences, rewards do you set up?”
“How do you protect them from getting addicted to video games and social media?”
“How can you shield them from pornography?”
Parents need a strategy, a workable plan to help them navigate technology while strengthening their bond with their kids.
Creating a Tech-Healthy Family gives you the tools, resources, and the points of discussion to create your Family Technology Plan so you can create healthy tech boundaries and feel more confident in your ability to raise children in a digital world.
Inside, you’ll discover how to host Family Tech Discussions to:
- Build sensible boundaries when using technology as a family.
- Create a Family Tech Plan to be more intentional about screen use.
- Set screen time rules and guidelines that work for your family.
- Answer the “Can I have a cellphone?” or “Can I have a smartphone?” question with confidence.
- Learn and practice self-awareness around social media, gaming, video streaming.
- Stay safe online from predators, bullies, and pornography.
- Practice healthy, screen-free recharging as a family.
“Andrea is a masterful teacher. [The discussion guides in this book] inspire collaboration, conversation, and accountability. Her work has changed my family, and I know it will change yours too.”
—Rachel Nielson, mother of two and podcaster at 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms
“We’ve felt very strongly about limiting screens and using them wisely, but I kind of struggled with how to get everyone on board and keep them on board. We’ve known to be intentional. We’ve known to have restrictions. And we’ve known to protect our family from the dangers. But we were struggling with buy-in and this has helped so much!”
—Steven and Sarah Harward, parents of four
“I love having this resource—it’s helping me navigate the challenges we are facing and will face [with technology in our home]. I love the research behind the information presented and the short, clear lesson [plans]. I also appreciate having ways to personalize our technology plan for our family’s needs.”
—Danielle Porter, mother of six