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Do your kids wear earbuds sometimes? Wearing earbuds can be a physical symbol that communicates, “I’m busy. Please don’t talk to me.”

Yes, there are good uses for earbuds, but wearing them can become a bad habit for kids (and adults!). Instead of talking to family members and extending common courtesy to others, you can hide and use the earbuds as a social crutch. Here’s our weekly FB live chat about this topic.

(Sorry there were some technical difficulties and the video freezes in a few places, but don’t worry, it comes back!)

Wearing Earbuds

Sorry, I don't want to talk…why earbuds can be a bad habit for kids (the video freezes twice due to technical glitch, but it comes back, sorry about that!)

Posted by Arlene Pellicane, Speaker & Author on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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