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This Mom And HR Professional Has Excellent Advice On Helping Kids Navigate Technology

Posted On: Jan 18, 2020   |   Posted By: Scary Mommy

I don't know about you, but I'm in a constant state of conflict about my kids' technology use .
On the one hand, everyone in my household is clearly addicted to their devices, and it can be disturbing at times. Just yesterday I came into the dining room, and my husband and two sons were sitting at the table, eating, glued to their screens, all with headphones on so they couldn't even hear me when I asked a question.
It was one of those thrown-together, middle-of-the-week dinners, so I wasn't excepting my family to be doing too much socializing. But this was totally absurd and seemed like the perfect illustration of how zombified the entire world has gotten since personal hand-held screens were invented.
At the same time, you can't really get away from technology these days-and there are some amazing things that happen with their usage. Not only do my kids use their phones and iPads to zone out watching videos and playing video games, but they use them to chat with their friends ( no one talks on the phone...

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