0 Comment Healthy Tech30-Day Social Media Fast
At the beginning of November, we challenged our little group of followers to 30 days without checking in on the socials. While our challenges are typically of the nature to push users to think about their relationships with their tech use, this particular one stemmed from my own conviction to take a break from the new...
0 Comment analog adventures, books, reading, technology Healthy Tech, Parent ResourcesAnalog Adventures: Reading Books
Reading is an amazing resource. It: Builds empathy (Scientific American, 2013)Develops vocabulary. Just 10 minutes = 1 million additional words! (Logan et al, Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 2019)Improves focus, stress, memory, & academic success (NCU, 2015), (ASCD)Is the key to life succe...
0 Comment healthy tech, parenting, play, techwise Healthy Tech, Parent ResourcesLet’s Reclaim Play
“Play doesn’t just help us to explore what is essential. It is essential in and of itself.” -Greg McKeown We need to reclaim play. When we talk about technology, and especially about healthy tech, we must combat the idea that we’re somehow at war with play and fun. In fact, exactly the opposite is true: Hea...
0 Comment drool tech, faith, family tech, healthy tech, parenting, tool tech Healthy Tech, Parent ResourcesThree Traits of Drool Tech
There are really two types of tech: Tool Tech: Helps us create Drool Tech: Helps us consume We've previous about the difference between Creating vs. Consuming with tech. Today we're going to look at three signs of Drool Tech: Rapid Rate of Stimulation Built In RewardsPassive Participation Let's look at ...
0 Comment Disney Plus, healthy tech, streaming, technology Healthy Tech, Parent ResourcesIs Disney+ Worth The Investment?
Disney has officially entered the battle for your time and dime. For months they've been amassing their forces for war: In October they stopped allowing Netflix ads in their contentIn May they beat Comcast out as majority owner of the streaming service Hulu.For the last years they've quietly begun amassing their ar...
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