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.