With all the different apps & other technology available, kids have all kinds of ways to learn at their fingertips – but Doctor Kathy Koch says they still learn the most important things from mom & dad.
SCREENS & TEENS
When it looks like our priority is technology they feel like they’re in second place. If we’re constantly checking our phone in their presence or e-mailing, or finishing a game even when they’ve entered a room & it appears they have something important to say – they feel less important in our presence than they should & that’s so damaging, of course, to their souls.
& she says if we show them screens are important, they’re going to learn to tune out the people around them. More in her book Screens & Teens: Connecting with our Kids in a Wireless World.