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Should I Answer Every Text My Child Sends? How Constant Communication is Disabling Our Children

I spend a lot of time with teenagers, because I have one.  As an observer of this unique species, I am noticing that teenagers are changing in fundamental ways as a result of their relationship with technology. Teenagers are frequently … Continue reading

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How to Be a Good Parent in a Digitally-Addicted World

I write and speak a lot on digital life, what it’s doing to us psychologically, spiritually, socially and as a society. What we can do to create a sense of wellbeing and freedom in the midst of what often feels … Continue reading

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Why We Get Caught in Power Struggles, and How to Let Them Go

This morning I had a fight with a 5-year-old, my 5-year old.  I decided to write about it because the resolution felt important to me, and a great reminder for all of us who don’t live in caves and thus participate … Continue reading

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Is Technology Disempowering Us?

I recently reached out to a number of parents, six to be exact, about my concern for our children and what personal technology is doing to their minds, moods, behavior, relationships, and just about everything else.  Specifically, I pointed out what … Continue reading

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Have You Lost Your Child to the Smartphone?

I recently reached out to a number of parents, six to be exact, about my concern for our children and what personal technology is doing to their minds, moods, behavior, relationships, and just about everything else. Specifically, I pointed out … Continue reading

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