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Prevent the Zombie Apocalypse in Your Home! How to Create Safe and Sane Technology Boundaries!

Are you scared at the thought of what’s lurking online? Is your child becoming a zombie in front of any screen? During this spooky time, prevent the Zombie Apocalypse in your home by setting critical technology boundaries!TechnoLogic: Critical Technology Boundaries for Children and Teens Webinar Series It’s a new world! Parenting has always been challenging, but these days the hardest parts of parenting involve electronic gadgets or technology. Do you need help figuring out how to...

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TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan Lewis of Home School Enrichment Magazine

TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan Lewis of Home School Enrichment Magazine This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte.Home School Enrichment Magazine is one magazine I've always loved, and I was so pleased they decided to write a review of my book on setting technology boundaries with your children. Check it out! TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan LewisHome School Enrichment Magazine I’m a Millennial....

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Top 10 Threats from Playing Pokemon GO

This is a 5 Alarm Alert for all parents who have children with smartphones. The latest craze to hit the culture is an augmented reality app called Pokemon GO. Released on July 6, this app is now the number one download in the Apple store and has been installed on 5.16% of all Android devices in the U.S. It may soon even outperform Twitter, according to Forbes. Chances are, if your kids have a smartphone, it...

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Have You Read TechnoLogic?

Have You Read TechnoLogic? Have you been able to find the technology balance you need in your home and homeschool?Have you read my newest book, TechnoLogic? Is it helping you tame the media beast? Please spend 2 minutes to write a review and let me know what you think!TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Technology Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse is available on paperback and Kindle.You know why I created this book, right? Because I wanted...

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Why Participate in Screen-Free Week?

Why Participate in Screen-Free Week? Earlier this week, I shared, What is Screen-Free Week? Now you may be wondering, "Why Participate in Screen-Free Week?"Why should your child participate in Screen-Free Week?Because ... this is your child on technology! Check out these photos of zoned out kids watching TV.Because ... screen addiction is taking its toll on children. "Parents, grateful for ways to calm disruptive children and keep them from interrupting their own screen activities, seem to be...

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Screen-Free Week Activities

Screen-Free Week Activities Don't forget that Screen-Free Week starts in just a couple of days! May 2-8th is Screen-Free Week! It is so important for children to get screen-free time and time in nature. Here are Screen-Free Week activities for children of all ages to enjoy next week!15 Screen-Free Alternatives for ToddlersScreen-Free Week: 100 Fun Kids' Ideas10 Off-Grid Backyard Games for Your Family80 of the BEST Activities for 2 Year Olds15 Fun Ways to Keep Your...

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Technology Use Guidelines and Minecraft

Technology Use Guidelines and Minecraft The “Technology Use Guidelines for Children and Youth” were developed by a panel of experts, with contribution from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Pediatric Society. The guidelines recommend that teenagers 13 to 18 should engage in no more than two hours of technology per day. They do not make an exception for really, REALLY fun games or even educational games.Why?Even educational games can be strangely addictive. One of...

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Team of Experts to Help You Handle Technology Boundaries

This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Team of Experts to Help You Handle Technology Boundaries It's a new world, with changes we could not have imagined years ago. Parenting has always been challenging, but these days the hardest parts of parenting involve electronic gadgets or technology. Whether dealing with smart phones, tablets, computers, social media, or video games, parents need...

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It's Finally Here! 6 Reasons You Need TechnoLogic

It's Finally Here! It's here, it's finally here! The book I've been talking to you about for months is finally here!You know why I wrote this book? Because I see a problem! And homeschoolers are not immune.Let me explain. 6 Reasons You Need TechnoLogic 1. Most boys search for internet porn by age 10.2. Doctors say not to allow handheld devices until 13.3. Social media causes anxiety, depression, loneliness, and jealousy.4. Excess technology is related to...

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Hands Free Life Book Review

Affiliate disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Hands Free Life Book Review I requested a copy of the book Hands Free Life: Nine Habits for Overcoming Distraction, Living Better, and Loving More because I was so excited about the topic. I'm online and on social media a LOT for my job, and frequently I'm writing about the overuse of technology by...

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Prevent the Zombie Apocalypse!

Prevent the Zombie Apocalypse! Set Technology Boundaries for Teens! Parenting is hard. The world is constantly changing, and the problems never stay still, so they can be hard to solve. These days, it seems like the hardest part of parenting always seems to involve one piece of technology or another. Whether it's for the smart phone, tablet, computer, or video game console, parents often need help figuring out how to manage technology boundaries. My main message to you is DO...

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11 Long-term Consequences of Excessive Technology Use

In addition to short term issues, there are so many long-term consequences of excessive technology use. This is why it's important to set technology boundaries with young children, and to continue explaining, discussing, and modifying technology boundaries in your home with older children. Eventually young adults need to be able to set technology boundaries for themselves, when they become adults, so explaining the consequences of excess use is important. Read all about the long-term consequences of excessive...

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12 Symptoms of Serious Technology Abuse

12 Symptoms of Serious Technology Abuse Are you concerned about how much time your teen is spending with digital media? Has their behavior changed? How do you know if technology abuse is a problem in your household?In TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Technology Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse, I share 12 symptoms of serious technology abuse developed by digital addiction specialists to help you determine if there is a problem.  Check this list: Signs & Symptoms of...

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12 Reasons for Setting Technology Boundaries with Children

Did you know? There are so many good reasons to set technology boundaries for your children! I have put together twelve that I feel are the most important. You can read more about why you should set boundaries, as well as tips for setting those boundaries in my article, TechnoLogic: Setting Logical Boundaries on Technology with Your Teen.Do you have rules restricting technology in your household? Share in the comments, below. And start setting technology boundaries...

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9 Real Family Examples of Setting Successful Technology Boundaries

9 Real Family Examples of Setting Successful Technology Boundaries Recently on The HomeScholar Facebook page, parents shared the successful technology boundaries they use in their own homes. If you would like some ideas for setting boundaries in your home, you can read these tried and true tips in my book, TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse. Will you please share YOUR family rules, to encourage others? Yours might be the perfect idea...

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