Technology and Family
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.
Understanding why our kids' wired lives put them at risk is essential so we can provide them positive alternatives.
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.
Interviewed in this New York Times' article, I raise questions about how the gaming craze of Pokémon Go will affect children.
Dr. Richard Freed is featured on this Scalar Learning podcast. In this episode, he describes how video game addiction undermines children's academic success.
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...
Recently, Dr. Richard Freed was interviewed by Authentic Parenting's Anna Seewald on positive steps to raise healthy, happy kids in a digital age...
The New York Times' article, "Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent," reveals that leading tech executives set strong limits on their own children's tech use...
As a child psychologist, I often meet with children who confess that they feel empty inside because their parents ignore them in favor of their smartphones.