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It’s Like Riding a Bike: Work-Life Balance for Educators

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW Recently, my youngest child learned how to ride a bike. Again. You might think riding a bike is something you do once and never have to relearn. Well, for him it’s been a different process. … 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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5 Stress Management Strategies for Kids

By Elizabeth Verdick, coauthor of Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves (Revised & Updated Edition) Experts say kids are more stressed today than ever before. That’s no surprise. We see the fast-paced, competitive, tech-savvy world they’re growing up in. … 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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