Smartphones, tablets, e-readers … the world of mobile technology has changed dramatically since I became a parent almost 14 years ago. We have access to information, entertainment and communication in the palm of our hand essentially 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The portability of modern technology has many advantages for us as parents. However, it may also have detrimental effects on parent-child relationships.
In November, I attended the National Association for the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC) Annual Conference. Many sessions focused on the decreasing amount of face-to-...Read more