I’ve never been more thankful for technology than I am in 2020. Our devices and connection to the internet allow us regular communication with our college kids and loved ones around the country.
Yet, this same technology that connects us to the vast world also has the power to disconnect us in our own homes if we’re not careful.
It’s been a struggle for me to watch my teenagers in front of screens more often than usual during this pandemic.
Not only have my teens been stuck schooling from a screen, but they’re turning to their devices more often than usual in their downtime too. We certainly can’t blame them, yet we know that the excessive screen use in our home isn’t healthy.
So, what do we parents do?