Phones Keep Us Physically Present, Emotionally Removed


By Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune


Erika Christakis has written a beautiful, troubling essay for The Atlantic that I hope every parent reads.

“The Dangers of Distracted Parenting” sounds an alarm about the gradual decrease in the quality, if not the quantity, of the time we spend with our children, thanks to our godforsaken phones…more

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