August 19, 2017
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Screen Time: A Parent’s Role

Technology: The digital world is here to stay and it’s a parent’s job to model good behavior and help kids set limits. Read more…

Youth Hearing Loss Spikes

Technology: One in five American teens now suffer from some form of hearing loss, according to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association. In 1994 that rate was roughly one in eight. Much of this rise in teen hearing loss is attributed to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). A form of hearing loss that develops when the mechanisms of the inner ear are damaged by prolonged exposure to harmful sound levels. Read more…

Every Family Needs a Digital Detox

Technology: On the morning of her fifth grade moving up ceremony, we presented our rising middle-schooler with her first phone – a hand-me-down device with a sliding keyboard. She would be able to call home and text a bit with her friends. The phone had no bells or whistles and its role in her life was simple – she could reach us and we could reach her. She was thrilled. Read more…

Tinder and Your Child

Technology: Tinder is quickly edging toward infamy as one of the hastiest online dating services around. Read more…