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We All Liked Problematic Stuff As Kids, But We Don’t Have To Pass Them On

To knowingly include stories with deeply problematic themes strikes me as just adding fuel to the fire. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   04.30.19   |   SHARE
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5 Strategies For Getting Kids Off Devices

Getting kids off their devices is so tough... threatening doesn't work... two-minute warnings aren't the best option either.. what can you do? Read...
Common Sense Media    |   03.5.19   |   SHARE
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Stop Shaming Parents For Letting Their Kids Play With iPads On Family Outings

No shame. No room for good, old-fashioned, parent-shaming from ignorant onlookers who may have assumed my husband and I are too weak to ignore the Read...
Pauline Campos    |   06.26.17   |   SHARE
"A fake “poke” could lead to a real one, but nothing ever stuck, and why should it? Unfettered access to endless opportunities galvanizes the guarded masses."

Before The Internet, Love Was Simpler

My phone is now silent by design, but I’m still nostalgic for the days when single people met off-line. I long for genuine closeness and sustained Read...
Chelsey Drysdale    |   06.8.17   |   SHARE
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I am surprisingly unstressed about the amount of screen time our 1 year old is getting. Image: Thinkstock.

Why I'm Not That Worried About Screen Time

Once upon a time, the only thing to consider was “Does your kid watch too much TV?” But now it seems like nearly everyone can agree that kids these Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   08.10.16   |   SHARE
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I want to make the kids turn off their screens as I would in regular life back on the ground, but it seems like this is not the time to stick to rules or try for a parenting victory.

Screen Time Got My Family Through An 18-Hour Flight. I Regret Nothing.

Eighteen hours, even if prepared with reading and art material, snacks, and an upgrade to China Airline’s family couch seating, is still EIGHTEEN Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   04.12.16   |   SHARE
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I’m never going to say, “Because I said so.” And all of the other parenting things I said I would never do and then totally did!

Deluded vs. Actual Parenting: Things I Said I Would Never Do (And Then Did)

I’m never going to say, “Because I said so.” And all of the other parenting things I said I would never do and then totally did! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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