Media Detox: Day 19,20,21

Jetlag has me up at 4:20am, as I write this catch-up post on the last three days of our family Media Detox. Although we had to finish off this Detox in separate continents, it was still a fulfilling sense of accomplishment to start something and finish off well. The last three days were easy for…

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Media Detox Day 9 and 10: Orientation

I am reading a book by Dr. Neufeld called “Hold on to your kids”, in which he encourages parents to show up and be present in the lives of their children. Dr Neufeld highlights how attachment with our kids and staying close provides the context and foundation for parenting. I agree with this entirely, however…

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Day 1 of Media Detox: Incentives

Day 1: Sunday To be honest, neither the kids nor we are excited about this detox. No tv, no Facebook, no games, no you-tube, for 21 days. Kids were not jumping up and down, and were clear about how boring they know this is going to be. The journaling idea is a hit today though.…

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