Parenting in the Screen Age

Parenting in the Screen Age

Does every conversation with your child or teen about screen time blow up into a fight? Or maybe you avoid bringing up the topic but silently harbor worry and frustration. How can you better understand what you're up against - and most importantly, ensure the healthiest screen time possible? In Parenting in the Screen Age, award-winning filmmaker, and mental health advocate Dr. Delaney Ruston distills more than a decade of communications research into a definitive guide for today's parents. Packed with evidence-based insights on screen time from researchers, input from kids and teens, and solutions drawn from Dr. Ruston's own messy parenting struggles, this guide shows you how to start - and sustain - productive family talks about technology. You'll learn how to: Bring up screen time without making your child or teen defensive Talk through difficult issues like online social cruelty, sexting, and mental health Engage your child in creating boundaries around Netflix, video gaming, and social media Have screen time limits that actually work - with less of the sneaking or arguing During the COVID pandemic or after, this book will help you lead your child to become more tech-wise and life balanced - empowering them to build a healthier relationship with our digital world, now and into their future.

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ISBN 9781735639604
Pages 384 pages
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