Media Moment: Let’s get off the Moral High Ground: Tech-Distraction is a Human Problem, Not Just a Kid’s Issue

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Es En Espanol Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Devorah Heitner, author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World, and founder of Raising Digital Natives, shares her recommendations for helping children focus and avoid digital distractions. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating… Read more »

Media Moment: Spin Master and Mastering Spin

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Gina Sheesley, a freelance writer and mother of two living in Kentucky, shares how she dealt with her 8-year-old daughter’s media-fueled desire for a popular holiday toy and used the experience to talk about advertising. These stories are meant to help create a village square of… Read more »