Their comfort zone is the screen.

Why kids don’t want to go back to school screen addiction and social anxiety

After a long pandemic screen time binge, schools have reopened. Why do some kids refuse to go back?

Because they’d rather stay on their screens.

I know, it’s politically incorrect to say this. We are supposed to use proper words, like ”school refusal” and “social anxiety”.

I am just pointing out the elephant in the room.


Do screens make ADHD symptoms worse?

Digital Addiction and ADHD: a Toxic Combination

Honest Definition of Our Parental Fear

  • Impulsivity, short attention span, and inability to delay gratification are the symptoms of ADHD;
  • They are re-enforced in the child’s brain by too much screen time, AND
  • It will ruin their lives, compromising education, career and relationships.

I have a child with ADHD. He is obsessed with screens. …

Why Is Screen Time Parenting So Hard?

Parenting is difficult and messy enough. By intentionally keeping our kids off screens for extended periods of time, we are making it even harder. Creating more parenting work for ourselves than we would like.

It’s not peaceful in our house when the kids are off their screens.

They constantly pester…

How young is too young to lose the innocence of childhood? To discover that the world could be an ugly and dangerous place?

When my 10-year old daughter got an iPad for her birthday, we were excited to check out her favorite cat videos on YouTube together. We turned on the iPad, opened Safari browser, and I typed the letter Y in the address box. Autosuggestion filled out the rest.

TechDetox Mom

Mom of 3, practitioner of the craft of screen time. Founded the blog to help protect human well-being from the power of addictive tech.

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