S5E3: What About Technology? | with Lindsay McCarthy
Published November 19, 2018
77 min
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    In this day and age, we are so connected to technology. We carry these magic little screens with us everywhere – and if you’re anything like us, it can start to feel like a third arm! We use them for work and for entertainment, and when our kids see us using these tools, they want to use them too. But what is too much screen time for our children, and what is an appropriate use of that time? Today we’re going to explore those questions with our guest Lindsay McCarthy, a homeschooling mother of a boy and a girl ages nine and five. Lindsay also runs a Facebook community called The Miracle Morning for Parents and Families. When Lindsay reached out for help, she said, “One of my biggest struggles is how to help my kids love to read when they are bombarded with easier ways of entertainment and fact-finding due to technology. “We have a limit for them of 2 hours of screen time a day, but often get complaints from them when we enforce that rule. I'd love some tips on how to balance technology in our homeschool.” So how do we foster a family culture that values what technology offers, without allowing it to take over? Listen to find out. You can download show notes for the podcast here: http://blog.bravewriter.com/category/podcasts/ Resources: Please consider donating to Tammy Kim and family, survivors of the Camp Fire in CA. They’ve lost their home and everything in it. gofundme.com/tammykimfund Join The Miracle Morning for PARENTS & FAMILIES Community on Facebook Want help getting started with Brave Writer? Head over to (https://bravewriter.com/getting-started) Preorder Julie’s upcoming book at (http://thebravelearner.com/) (releasing Feb. 5th, 2019) Want to kickstart your writing program this school year? Download the FREE 7-Day Writing Blitz (and tag your creative young writers using #BWBlitz on Twitter & Instagram!) -- Brave Writer is produced by Podcast Masters
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