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August 11, 2016

Is it ok to use technology to distract our kids from unpleasant feelings such as impatience or boredom?

You get home from work, but first had to make a stop off at the school to pick up the kids. After dealing with traffic, you open the fridge. 10 minutes fly by while you mull the question around in your head: pasta or mashed potatoes? You go with pasta, again. You put a pot on to boil water. You’re feeling frazzled. Even considering doing laundry is out of the question today. Meanwhile, the kids are doing kids things and getting in your hair. I have two young kids. Left alone to their own devices, they run around the house, […]