The Big Bad Tech Tantrum

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“Never get in between a drug addict and their drug”.

Tech tantrum is withdrawal from “digital heroin”.

Why Do They Explode?!

What is it in a child’s brain that triggers a tech tantrum?

The Damage

How to Stop Tech Tantrums


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Cut Access Remotely


Fill the Void


Model Good Behavior

Physical Safety



At the end of the day, the single best thing parents can do to prevent tech tantrums from happening is to have kids spend long uninterrupted stretches of time in the real world, unplugged from digital addiction.

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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