‘The Worst Model of Parenting Imaginable:’ Phones Keep Us Physically Present, Emotionally Removed


‘The worst model of parenting imaginable:’ Phones keep us physically present, emotionally removed
by Heidi Stevens, Contact Reporter, Balancing Act, 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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