Connected to the Point of Distraction

The following resources may be worth a read ahead of nurture squared Jam Session, Thursday October 25th.

social media addiction
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A few about the negative impact on social media use:

Erika Christakis (July/August 2018). The Dangers of Distracted Parenting: When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own. The Atlantic. Available here.

Mark Griffiths (May 2018). Addicted to Social Media?  What can we do about it [sic] problematic, excessive use. Psychology TodayAvailable here.

Mackenzie Dawson. Parenting in a Fakebook World: How social media is affecting your parenting.  Parents Magazine.  Available here.

What to do about it:

Ibrahim Hussain. Managing your social network addiction. Lifehack Available here.

And one with a positive slant:

Andrew Arnold (March 2018). How Millenials are using social media to become more competent parents.  Forbes.  Available here.


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