Posts Tagged "Child Technology Use"

October Q&A: Smartphones

Kids and Smartphones   Question:

   Dr Kate, My son is entering 6th grade and insists on having a smart phone. What are your thoughts on this?

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7 Tips for Modeling Balanced Tech Use in Your Home

r201210101132ea5982fd1d7ebbb89091ee2c693143cbParents today struggle with the ongoing challenge of managing their technology use while setting a strong example for their children. It’s a juggling act for parents to role model tech moderation while remaining accountable to work and other commitments through technology.

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8 Tips for Enjoying Snow Days While Managing Technology

techsnowStudents have missed anywhere from five to 10 days of school in the past three weeks and now they are have a planned February vacation with another five days off. For parents the biggest challenge is helping kids to remain busy and stimulated while preventing them from getting totally hooked on technology.

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Giving Technology: 4 Tips to Guide Parents

kidstechnologyAt the top of many children’s Christmas lists this year are video games, iPads and computers. Technology can be an amazing, but potentially dangerous, gift that needs close supervision.

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6 Ways to Manage Children’s Technology Use With Shared Physical Custody

makepop1-copyCo-parenting is trying enough — but throw in technology management and it seems almost impossible. In fact, co-parenting with an ex and managing technology use in children — independent of each other — are two of the greatest challenges in today’s modern parenting world. The reality is that intact, two-parent families struggle with how to limit technology use, but between households — is that even possible?

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