As a parent in 21st century America, are you aware that today’s technology presents your family with dangers? If so, do you know how to avoid the dangers of technology?
We discuss one solution to this question in today’s One Minute Parenting.
The 21st century has produced a myriad of new digital devices that can keep kids entertained literally around the clock.
But, brain science is confirming that much of our kids’ behavioral problems could actually stem from the re-wiring that takes place in their brains from a glut of digital stimuli. A great read that provides easy to understand insight into this scientific data is presented in Dr. Archibald Hart’s Thrilled to Death
Many unsuspecting parents are grateful to think that Junior is stowed away safely in the privacy of his room and not running the streets thrashing his brain with drugs and alcohol.
Yet, these same parents are clueless as to the brain damage taking place right under their noses.
How to Avoid the Dangers of Technology
Monitoring and limiting digital technology is a must. This is crucial, and many parents neglect this aspect.
I have provided you with a quick reference to taking precautions in preparing your home in my blog titled: 10 Tough Techno Tips. Parents, more outside amusement for your kids is certainly a plus; but, requiring more household responsibilities will be a win/win for both your child and you!
Conversation Starter: What challenges do you face in developing boundaries and implementing discipline around technology use within your home?