The Wall Street Journal graciously asked me to write an article about why parents should come together in groups such as Wait Until 8th and Concord Promise to push back the age when kids get smartphones, with a counter argument taken by Alexandra Samuel.
Nita June Davanzo was kind enough to interview me for her Waldorf Education Podcast and it was a great talk.
Dr. Freed, author of Wired Child, on Fox Mornings on 2 talking about the choice to get kids smartphones and other devices for the holidays.
An East Bay Times article highlights Danville, CA parents' involvement with Wait Until 8th as well as my talk and recommendations for good smartphone choices for kids.
Cam Adair, the founder of the remarkable resource Game Quitters, interviews me for his podcast.
In the Huffington Post, I appeal to Bill and Melinda Gates--who set strong screen and phone limits on their own kids--to use their incredible influence to help America's parents set tech limits.
What do the Obamas know about raising kids in a digital age that most American parents don't?
My Huffington Post article calling attention to a broken childhood in the digital age--reflected in a generation of depressed, often self-mutilating kids who also struggle in school--and what needs to be done to fix it.
Why an "old-fashioned" approach works best to raise children in the digital age.
The mother's story of her video-game-addicted son in this CNN article and video clip (embedded below) are both tragic and compelling.
The Huffington Post published Dr. Freed's article on popular myths that are denying preteens and teens the families they need to live happy, productive lives.
I wrote this article in the Huffington Post to highlight the importance of preventing video game addiction before it sinks its teeth into children.
A dangerous and widely-accepted myth has convinced many parents that teens, and even preteens, are best served by being turned loose with technology to engage with peers. Nothing could be further from the truth...
The Huffington Post published Dr. Freed's article on the challenges of parenting kids in the digital age. The article begins with the story of a mother who doesn't know if she can set limits on her daughter's phone...