Parent Education

Parent Ed: If you missed the powerful presentation on screen time and social media and their effects on our kids’ mental health, here are some of the resources shared during the presentation:

Resources from the presenters:
http://tinyurl.com/savethekidstoday

https://savethekids.us/

www.kateymcpherson.com

drrobynsilverman.com

Recommended Books:

https://smile.amazon.com/Glow-Kids-Screen-Addiction-Hijacking/dp/1250097991/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=glow+kids&qid=1548000817&sr=8-1

https://smile.amazon.com/iGen-Super-Connected-Rebellious-Happy-Adulthood/dp/1501151983/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?crid=5905NWFZU1CI&keywords=igen+why+today%27s+super-connected+kids+are+growing+up+less+rebellious&qid=1548001016&sprefix=iGen%2Caps%2C200&sr=8-1-fkmrnull

Recommended app and router for internet safety/monitoring:

https://www.bark.us/

www.eero.com

And, it was discussed how our kids should all get 8 8-second hugs a day, and there’s a lot of research behind that! I missed the exact resource that was shared, but here are a few:

https://rejuvmedicalsw.com/discover-reasons-hug-something-quick-better-health/

https://psychology-spot.com/brain-needs/

So, as soon as you’re done reading this, give your kiddos a great big hug! Have a wonderful day!

Thank you to Collin Kartchner and Katey McPherson for sharing your expertise and resource suggestions! And thank you to Jenny Morphy and HBCSD for setting this up for us!