Day 8 of Media Detox: Rest and Popsicles

Rest that inspires creativity! That’s what unfolded after our rest time this afternoon. The kids decided to take out popsicles and play. We have had these popsicles for almost a year now but this is the first time they have been willingly chosen for play. A house made of popsicles The popsicle kid without a…

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Day 7 of Media Detox: Tuning In

It’s 12:18am, and I am writing a quick note before bed. Ed and I have been chatting all night, detracting from our usual Saturday night ritual of tuning into a movie together. I love tuning into each other and chatting over ridiculously funny things and deeply meaningful stuff as well. I could seriously chat with…

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Day 6 of Media Detox:”What else can I do for you, Mommy?”

I don’t know whether this had anything to do with the boredom due to this Media Detox or rather, the fact that Elijah had his favourite pancakes breakfast today? But I was surprised when he kept asking me for something to do to help me around the house. ” What else can I do for…

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Day 5 of Media Detox: Consistency, the Boring Ally of Success

Is It only Day 5? Yes it is. And we are plodding along nicely. Today I was reminded of a poster I had on the wall of my dorm room at University, with the caption “The choices we make and not the chances we take determine our destiny”. I am getting deep, I know! But…

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Day 4 of Media Detox: The need to know

It’s become a habit for me to automatically reach for my phone to google stuff. Just stuff. This is beginning to sound a little like the confessions of a media addict. These random impulsive “need to know” searches are so easy to do. Simply grab my phone and away I go, I can quickly “escape”…

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