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Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse

Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse
Every once in a while, I'll run across a parent that says "My child is struggling with a gaming addiction" or other tech-related addiction. Often, the...
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My Biggest Regret with My Teen Student

My Biggest Regret with My Teen Student
My Coffee Break Books are small, helpful, inexpensive, and (sometimes) free. Click to get notified when they are free to download: Free Kindle Book No...
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Guest — CC
It is a horrible thing to see. Parents neglect their children by silencing them with THEIR cell phone as early as age 1. Not sho... Read More
Wednesday, 03 March 2021 19:01
Robin
I'm thankful for your instincts too! I found it so difficult to navigate, in the early 2000's, when mine were teens. Lee and I bot... Read More
Thursday, 04 March 2021 04:00
Guest — Sanjeev
same problem i'm facing my both kids are addicted to internet,mobile rather then toys. they don't have time for us.i lock phone w... Read More
Friday, 23 August 2019 06:25
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TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan Lewis of Home School Enrichment Magazine

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

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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Pokémon Go is not a "threat" to our children. The app doesn't install itself and parents who aren't aware of the apps on their chi... Read More
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 15:33
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Agreed, John! Parents must stay involved and informed. Blessings, Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
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Guest — Elisabeth
I live in the neighborhood where thugs were luring people out to commit armed robbery. These are the teens that are in the youth g... Read More
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Have You Read TechnoLogic?

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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25 Reasons to be Careful with Teens and Technology

25 Reasons to be Careful with Teens and Technology
25 Reasons to be Careful with Teens and Technology 1. Watch this video: reSTART Life | Not your device2. State Senator Wants Utah to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis3. Why the iPad is a far bigger threat to our children than anyone realises: Ten years ago, psychologist Sue Palmer predicted the toxic effects of social media. Now she sees a worrying new danger ...4. Mom's Facebook Post Begs Parents to Put Down Their Phones5. Danger of...
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It's Finally Here! 6 Reasons You Need TechnoLogic

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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Team of Experts to Help You Handle Technology Boundaries

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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Technology Use Guidelines and Minecraft

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

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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Prevent the Zombie Apocalypse!

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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12 Symptoms of Serious Technology Abuse

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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11 Long-term Consequences of Excessive Technology Use

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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9 Real Family Examples of Setting Successful Technology Boundaries

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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10 Great Ways to Create Wholesome Technology Boundaries

10 Great Ways to Create Wholesome Technology Boundaries
10 Great Ways to Create Wholesome Technology Boundaries How do you determine appropriate technology boundaries that work for you and your family? You have 10 ways to create boundaries that will work at any age. It's very important to find technology boundaries with children of all ages, so they can have a healthy, happy childhood and grow into healthy, happy young adults!Control the LocationStart with the easiest way to control technology – location. Many of the...
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