HAPPY 2022! 🎉
We HAVE GOOD NEWS FOR YOU...
We're excited to announce the Smart Digital Kids online platform is coming soon!
Parents all over the world are looking for help with screentime battles and finding the best products for monitoring Internet use. Many parents fear that their children will see unwanted private images while online, and others are looking for digital detox strategies to get their once happy kid (now addicted to social media) back to normal.
The Smart Digital Kids platform will connect parents with practitioners, organizations, and policymakers all championing efforts to educate parents and keep kids safe online.
Citizens around the globe will find curated and vetted resources to guide us all in successfully raising the next generation of amazing kids in a digital world.
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It's a joy to serve you as we raise our children to be smart, confident, self-aware and compassionate tech users. Please email me anytime at [email protected] with thoughts and suggestions. We truly value your feedback!
❤️ Dr. Bev
Parenting kids today is harder than it was 20 years ago. Electronic devices are everywhere–at school, at work, at home.
1. National Sleep Foundation, 2016
2. Pew Reserach Center, 2020
3. World Health Organization, 2019
4. Jenny Radesky, M.D., Common Sense Census Report, 2020
Hi. I’m Dr. Beverly Pell. I have three children, and I understand firsthand the struggles and challenges of raising kids in a digital era. Now that I have a granddaughter, I can see how much more challenging it is today raising kids surrounded by digital devices at home and at school. In 2020, more kids were watching YouTube than ever before.4
We love spending time with our kids, and we want them to grow up healthy and happy. So how can we protect our time and treasure in a digitally driven world? I surveyed hundreds of families using technology in the home, and I discovered parents were overwhelmed by monitoring and regulating their kids' screen time. This led me to develop the 4 step TAME Your Tech® framework.
Today, when we’re irritable, annoyed, impatient, and overwhelmed, we aren’t the problem–it’s our tech! When it comes to using digital devices we can tame tech so it doesn’t interfere with the family life we dream of having. A tamed object doesn’t surprise you and its behavior is predictable. Taming something means to control it.
We can tame our technology!
The Tame Your Tech® Guide for Parents provides everything you need to start implementing this framework with your family today. If you need additional support, schedule a discovery call to discuss one-on-one or group coaching.
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Tame Your Tech® Guide for Parents
The easiest way to tame tech at home is to communicate with your kids about digital tech use. I’ve developed a 4 step communication framework that makes communicating with digital kids easy. Practicing these 4 communication habits around the topic of digital tech helps parents and kids connect with each other and form a team to tame technology, together.
This is a 40 page, interactive PDF eBook available as an instant download. It will teach you the 4 step process to TAME Your Tech® through personal stories, detailed explanations and prompt questions. Printable worksheet templates and completed samples are included. Click 'Buy Parent Guide' to see the complete table of contents.
Thoughts of the Day
Short blog posts to make you think.
When I get a DM like this it totally makes my day! I talk about this stuff so parents will understand why not to take their kid’s phone away, and how to work out the power struggles in different ways. I post Reels on Instagram (begrudgingly) because the algorithm, supposedly, pushes out that form of …
I posted an Instagram Reel a few months ago that both surprised and encouraged me. The Reel was viewed over 1.5 Million times with 44.5K Likes and nearly 1,000 comments. The post was from a parent’s viewpoint: “We gave our son a phone too early? Can I just take it back?” And the answer I …
Pause for a moment and ponder, what do you do with your digital device? And, what is your digital device doing for you? Who are you listening to online? What images are you looking at on the Internet? When do you use tech the most and why?