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Screen Time Management

Polly and the Screen Time Overload

Polly and the Screen Time Overload by Betsy Childs Howard, illustrated by Samara Hardy (3 – 7 years)

Polly visits her grandparent’s farm and spends all her time on her tablet instead of enjoying the farm animals and playing with her cousins. A chat with her grandfather teaches her that, though screen time can be good, it can keep her from better things.

Glow Kids

Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids – and How to Break the Trance by Nicholas Kardaras

Dive into the sociological, psychological, cultural, and economic factors involved in the global tech epidemic with one major goal: to explore the effect all of our wonderful shiny new technology is having on kids. Glow Kids also includes an opt-out letter and a “quiz” for parents.

Drowning in Screen Time

Drowning in Screen Time: A Lifeline for Adults, Parents, Teachers, and Ministers Who Want to Reclaim Their Real Lives by David Murrow

Between Zoom meetings, online classes, social media, gaming, and binge-watching TV series, humans now spend most of their free time submerged in screen life—and that’s taking a toll on real life. This book is a rescue plan for parents, adults, teachers, and ministers who want to help others (or themselves) achieve screen-life/real-life balance.

Limit Your Dragon's Screen Time

Limit Your Dragon’s Screen Time by Steve Herman
(4 – 8 years)

This is a must read for children, parents and teachers to teach kids the proper way break away from technology and to live in the real world.

Raising Humans in a Digital World

Raising Humans in a Digital World: Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology by Diana Graber

The Internet can be a scary, dangerous place especially for children. This book shows parents how to help digital kids navigate this environment.

Irresistible

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter

Though these miraculous products melt the miles that separate people across the globe, their extraordinary and sometimes damaging magnetism is no accident. The companies that design these products tweak them over time until they become almost impossible to resist. By reverse engineering behavioral addiction, Alter explains how we can harness addictive products for the good—to improve how we communicate with each other, spend and save our money, and set boundaries between work and play—and how we can mitigate their most damaging effects on our well-being, and the health and happiness of our children.

Beat Your Addiction

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