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Screen-Free Resources - Parenting and Child Development Books

Screen-Free Parenting recommends products that help support our screen-free lifestyle with our children. This category is primarily designed for parenting and child development books that help limit screen time.

The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age by Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD with Teresa H. Barker provides a good primer and introduction to the information on kids and screens. It is chock-full of case examples,...
“Young children live in the present moment, oblivious to the past, unconcerned about the future. They see objects, people and events with fresh eyes, and with wonder… If we let them, children can teach us the value of time...
This is a two-part article on the research regarding how internet use can affect us. There is so much good information that I have split the article into two. Click here to read the first article. If you want...
This is a two-part article on the research regarding how internet use can affect us. There is so much good information that I have split the article into two. Click here to read part 2. If you still want...
Screen-Free Parenting will be hosting it’s first community event in Fall 2016. The documentary, Screenagers, has received a great deal of national attention and acclaim, including praise from Good Morning America, The New York Times, Forbes and Huffington Post Parents.  The...
We spend a lot of time outdoors with our kids: usually 2+ hours per day, regardless of the weather.  We go on daily child-led walks, regular trips to the park, pick wild berries, play in the mud, and hit...

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