Setting Limits on Technology

While setting limits on “screen-time” for our children – to increase personal interactions and physical activity – it is helpful to set limits on ourselves as well. Having daily technology free time for everyone (cell
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Cell Phones and Parenting

Cell phones are a great resource for parents but they can also understandably distract moms and dads from offering consistent periods of uninterrupted communication, fun and loving contact to their children. As many families today
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Screen Time and Junk Food

What do you recommend parents do to get their kids more physically active. My son is only 10 years old but he’s getting a gut and is glued to screens of one kind or another
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Addicted to Computer Games?

My 9-year-old son is always playing computer games, we can’t control it. He seems to be addicted. What should we do? When we try to take them away from him he goes ballistic. It reminds
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Instant Messaging

Dear Sharon, “Instant messaging” every night on our home computer has taken over our son’s so called “family time” and more importantly his homework time. Should we be actively limiting this activity? I can’t help
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Computer Games

Sharon, Our son is addicted to computer games. How can we curb some of this, and get him to perhaps read a book? Any suggestions? Dear Parent, This question arrived on MY computer just before
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