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Tips to reduce technoference in family time

Mon 25 March 19

Is your son typing messages while you are trying to have a conversation with him? Are you telling him to get his homework done as you scroll through the latest Facebook newsfeed? With parents complaining their teens are spending too much time on their phones and teens saying mum and dad are “just as bad” – what can parents do to reduce the “technoference” in family life and find that healthy balance between screen time and real time? University of Calgary and Waterloo researchers may have some answers. In the article Technoference: a habit parents should ditch in 2019, the research team noted parents spend about 3.5 hours per day using internet-connected devices, whereas teens were averaging not much less Click here to continue reading.

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