The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital by Anya Kamenetz PDF

By Anya Kamenetz

ISBN-10: 1610396723

ISBN-13: 9781610396721

the most recent iteration of kids is uncovered to ubiquitous expertise, greater than any iteration that preceded them. they're photographed with smartphones from the instant they're born, and start interacting with displays at round 4 months outdated. is that this excellent news or undesirable information? A brilliant chance to attach around the globe? Or step one in making a iteration of addled monitor zombies? in point of fact, there is not any street map for navigating this territory.

But whereas many were speedy to claim this the sunrise of a neurological and emotional drawback, sturdy technology at the topic is unusually tough to come by way of. during this e-book, Anya Kamenetz--an professional on either schooling and expertise, in addition to a mom of 2 younger children--takes a refreshingly sensible examine the topic. Surveying countless numbers of fellow mom and dad on their practices and concepts, and slicing via a thicket of inconclusive reviews and overblown claims, she hones an easy message, a riff on Michael Pollan's famous "food rules": get pleasure from displays. now not an excessive amount of. in general with others.
This short yet strong dictum kinds the spine of a philosophy that may aid mom and dad live to tell the tale the ubiquity of know-how of their kid's lives, diminish their panic, and create room for a cheerful, fit kinfolk existence. Kamenetz's subtle but functional considering is an important remedy for an age of anxiety.

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