Digital Addictions Are Drowning Us in Dopamine

Rising rates of depression and anxiety in wealthy countries like the U.S. may be a result of our brains getting hooked on the neurotransmitter associated with pleasure. — Read on http://www.wsj.com/articles/digital-addictions-are-drowning-us-in-dopamine-11628861572

Children’s screen time doubled during pandemic – and hasn’t changed much since – Study Finds

Here is the latest research on screen time. Let me give a quick synopsis of what I have been hearing from many families. One of the issues I have worked with parents on is navigating screen time boundaries for their kids. Many families were reporting great progress with consistent boundaries and structure in their homes.Continue reading “Children’s screen time doubled during pandemic – and hasn’t changed much since – Study Finds”

Disney Movies + Child Development

I would say excessive screen time is a priority concern for families. I have listened to many families who had exercised very strong boundaries with screen time, only to see regression during this recent pandemic. Here is an article giving some good benefits for screen time. As you navigate the screen time “struggle” as aContinue reading “Disney Movies + Child Development”