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Video: Week 3 of Calm, Cool, and Connected Book Study

It is so easy to waste time on. It’s also easy to sin and make bad moral choices…from viewing pornography, posting something mean, or obsessively comparing ourselves to others or complaining about our boring lives. These challenges are real for us, and for our children. In week 3 of my […]

 

Book Giveaway: Calm, Cool, and Connected

***This giveaway is closed.  Congratulations to Lisa L!*** When 6,000 kids were asked about their parents phone use, get ready for this… 54 percent of kids felt their parents checked this phones too often 36 percent said their parents’ worst habit was getting distracted by their phones in the midst […]

 

How Would You Do on This Survey?

I wonder how my kids would have rated me in a recent large study.  Would I have cringed at their answers? The survey was about what kids really wanted their parents to know. After surveying 6,000 children, researchers found that: 54 percent said their parents checked their phones too often 36 […]

 

Take a Hike

Need some peace away from the bad news of the day, constant es, or trail of tweets? It could be as easy as taking a hike. Yes, it might mean planning a vacation in the great outdoors, or it might be just taking a walk around the block, or outside […]

 

4 Tips to Tame Your Phone Use

Need to feel calm, cool, and connected? Would your kids say, “My mom (or my dad) is on the phone too much”? Here are 4 tips to taming your phone use from a news segment I did this week on San Diego 8 on the CW. You’ll find that […]

 

A Time to Text, A Time to Talk

There is a time to text, and there is a time to talk. Texting is great for “Meet you in 5.”  It’s not so great for “I have a problem with what you said to be me yesterday…” Solomon wrote the famous words in the Bo of Ecclesiastes, “There is […]

 

Book Launch Day!

Yippee!  YAY!  Confetti! Yahoo! It’s bo launch day! Today is the day you can pick up my new bo, Calm, Cool, and Connected: 5 Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life.   Most of us struggle with checking our phones too often, and connecting with our d ones too little. […]