“Parenting From The Trenches” Episode #4 originally streamed on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The topic was “Screen Time and Family Technology Use” with special guest Michael Robb, director of research at Common Sense Media.
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“Parenting From The Trenches” Episodes
NEXT UP: January 17, 2018: Episode #11 “Strategies for Raising Teen Boys in 2018” with Daniel Weiner
December 20, 2017: Episode #10 “Raising Teen Girls” with Denise Barats
November 29, 2017: Episode #9 “Jane Doe No More” with Donna Palomba
October 25, 2017: Episode #8 “The College Admissions Process” with Roberta Tansman
September 27, 2017: Episode #7 “Mindfulness” with Joanna Curry-Sartori
August 25, 2017: Episode #6 “Work-Life Balance” with guest Sarah Cody
July 26, 2017: Episode #5 “Moving Past Snapchat, Texts and Twitter to Communicate” with guest Matthew Dicks
June 14, 2017: Episode #4 “Screen Time and Family Technology Use” with guest Michael Robb of Common Sense Media
May 24, 2017: Episode #3 “Addiction Awareness and Prevention” with guest Dan Millstein
April 26, 2017: Episode #2 “Suicide Awareness & Prevention” with guest Matt Riley from the Jordan Porco Foundation
March 22, 2017: Episode #1 “Grit” with guest Michelle Reynolds Ph.D., a Licensed Psychologist with Hopewell Health Solutions
In this new age of technological advancement, it’s somewhat difficult to know where to draw the line at times. On one hand you want to be able to provide your child with the necessary skills and materials needed to keep up in a rapidly expanding world.
Teenagers’ late-night mobile phone use is harming their sleep and potentially their mental health, say researchers who advised that “physical boundaries” be set over use of such devices in the bedroom.
Most of the conversation in the media about parenting and screens is about babies and children – how soon is too soon for screens, how much screen time at what age, what kinds of parental monitoring tools are available.