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Painless Parenting: How to Manage Your Child’s Screen Time

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Technology overuse is a growing problem for children and teens, and one that I deal with on a daily basis as a psychologist in private practice. Parents frequently assert, “All … Continue reading

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How to Model Healthy Screen Time: 5 Tips for Parents

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun As a child psychologist, I frequently meet with children and teens to help them better manage their technology use. From video games to social media and everything else that is … Continue reading

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How to Maximize Digital Learning on Snow Days

By Andrew Hawk My senior year in high school, the area of Ohio in which I lived received a large amount of ice and snow, resulting in my school being closed for nine consecutive school days. While scenarios like this … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Ready for a Smartphone?

By Eric Braun, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts: Earn, Save, Spend, Give Probably the one thing I wanted more than anything else as a kid was the Millennium Falcon. That toy, a Star Wars spaceship the size … Continue reading

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Who Needs Technology? Four Ideas for Screen-Free Family Fun

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Technology is ubiquitous; computers, tablets, gaming systems, smartphones—wherever we are or go these days, it seems that some sort of screen is right there with us. And while there are … Continue reading

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