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Screen Time Monitoring Apps and Programs

If your New Year’s resolution is to have fewer screens in your life- you’re not alone! I have heard from so many families (including my own) that a major goal of 2019 is to decrease screen time. The Screenagers Movie is not only an incredible documentary on screens in our culture, but also provides ongoing resources regarding technology. They just released their 2019 list of screen time management apps for parents and families looking for more control over technology. See below for a wide variety of management programs.

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It's A Big Deal

I ran across an interesting article the other day. You can read it here: We are raising a generation of deluded narcissists by Dr. Keith Ablow

Parents are often under the belief that their child is overreacting about the impact [said behavior] will have on their child’s reputation and relationships.  When in reality, the internet and social media almost guarantee this.  What most parents don't realize is that most things are a really big deal for this generation, not because the importance of anything has changed since they we growing up but because everything they do is on display for the world to see.

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