"The evidence is clear, but we're not ready to face it. Society has gone all-in on tech and we don't want to accept that the devices on which we've become dependent have gotten out of control. Even more difficult, is taking responsibility for giving devices to our kids with developing brains."
-- Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids and How to Break the Trance.
My son runs cross country and track. If you've ever been to a track meet, you know it's a full day event, during which you get to watch your child compete for about 5 minutes. With all that time waiting patiently on the wooden bleachers, I’ve had a chance to ask other parents how they manage screens in their home.
99% of the time, the conversation starts like this…
Q: “Do you let your teenager sleep with his/her phone?”
A: “Yes, because it’s his/her alarm...