Controlling screen time and devices

February 02, 2016  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Screen is a New York startup that lets parents automatically or remotely turn off all the electronics that the youngsters are either over-using, or using at inappropriate times, no matter where the kids are using those devices: https://www.yahoo.com/tech/39-screen-39-lets-parents-control-kids-1356166166388790.html http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/baig/2016/02/02/first-look-startup-helps-parents-control-kids-screen-time/79698414/  

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Tips for better sleep

February 02, 2016  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers,For teens   |   Click on title to comment!

Some tips to help with getting better sleep:   http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jan/31/12-rules-good-nights-sleep

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We’ll see

There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit.   “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically.   “We’ll see,” the farmer replied.   The next morning the horse returned, bringing with it […]

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Teens and sleep schedules

February 01, 2016  |   For parents of teenagers,For teens   |   Click on title to comment!

Psychologists’ research supports later school start times for teens’ mental health: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2016/02/sleep-deprived.aspx

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Parenting and smartphones

February 01, 2016  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Psychologists and other child development experts are exploring how parents’ use of technology affects kids and the best ways to help families reconnect in the Digital Age: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2016/02/smartphone.aspx  

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