How often do you glance at your phone to see who’s texted you? Most of society does it way more than they realize. In a study they found that 95% of people say that you shouldn’t use your phone while driving, but 71% of people still use their phones while driving. It’s hard to resist responding to a text or other notification. We are all afraid of missing out on something important, but is that message or notification worth a life? Check out this powerful video here that will get you thinking about your own distracted driving and what you can do to be the change on the roads, instead of the problem.
Ever wonder what apps are ok for your child to play? Check out Common Sense Media’s 50 Apps All Kids Should Play at Least Once for ideas on appropriate apps. Check out their website here.
Our world is full of lots of good and some bad. Usually the news focuses on the tragedies that occur. Just recently there was a tragic shooting in Florida. Your children may have seen a news article or talked to a friend about it. You might be wondering how to talk to your child about this sorrow filled event. Katie Hurley wrote a great blog post on how to talk to your child about scary things. Check it out here for great tips.
We all struggle to put our phones down, but maybe you are the one who can’t put their phone down at the movies, or when you hang out with your friends. You might be addicted to your phone. Check out this video for tips on how to break your phone addiction.
The holidays are coming, and with the break comes more time for your children to spend time online. Check out Common Sense Media’s 9 ways to have a device free holiday here.
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