Most of us shrug off tech addiction as a cultural or generational divide. However, technology addiction is real! And it can cause true problems for your teen. A guide to definitions and what you can do to help your teen here.
How can we use technology to help predict (and prevent) addiction? An interesting perspective with ideas on how to get ahead of substance abuse, before it even happens.
Recognize the signs of a smartphone use problem in your teenager son or daughter and apply these 8 strategies to moderate electronics use and address the issue.
Understanding the Psychology Behind Social Media Addiction: How And When Should Parents Limit Online Time?May 25th, 2017
Is your teen engaging on social media in an addictive way? Professional support can identify and address the underlying causes. We review what YOU can do as a parent here. Your questions are welcomed at the end.
How and why should you limit screen time? How to Raise Kids in a Technology Addicted World (BOOK REVIEW)February 7th, 2017
Are you afraid that your children may be technology addicted? We recommend a book that can help you set limits and standards that THE EXPERTS suggest. More on the new book, ‘Unplug’ here.
Technology use and overuse is on the rise. What are some of the main signs of problems with screens, devices, software, games, and the internet? Expert Dr. Lisa Strohman, J.D., Ph.D. reveals symptoms of technology overuse in kids and what we as parents can do about it.
Internet Addiction (IA) Disorder Studies: What do we know? Where are we in our understanding of IA?January 28th, 2017
Are you addicted to the internet? Can you bear to live without being online? In this interview, we take a look at ongoing studies and diagnostic criteria (and their problems)…as well as what the data can tell us.
Social media engagement releases dopamine which can get young teen brains hooked on likes, shares, and number of friends. How does the trauma from NOT getting these forms of gratification lead to anxiety and depression? More, here.
The internet is a world of opportunity… but of many dangers, also. So, how can you protect your teen from the real risks of the web? More here.
Disconnect anxiety can occur in some people when there is no Wi-Fi signal around. Is it possible that you are addicted to the internet and social media? More here.