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Tech-Distracted Parenting Can Harm Your Children But There Are Ways To Curb Your Addiction

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Most of us have no idea how intrusive and overbearing our relationships with our phones have become until we take a step back and reevaluate it.


The truth is, we are a generation of tech-distracted parents. In fact, research published in the Journal of Child Development reported findings that parents who were highly tech-distracted had children with higher rates of acting out through misbehaviours, attention seeking and aggression. Children of tech-distracted parents also showed higher rates of depression and anxiety.


So, have I compelled you to be more conscious about your time and use tech as a tool in your life instead of having it hijack you? Here are some starter steps.



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Alyson has been blogging parenting advice for over 15 years. She has been a panelist at BlogWest, Blissdom, #140NYC and more. Her content appears on sites across Canada and the US, but you can read all her own blog posts right here.

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