shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Oct 18th - AFCC-O 10th Anniversary Conference | The Future of Youth: Moving Beyond Risk to Resilience [Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Ontario Chapter]
Oct 19th - 20th Annual Canadian Energy Psychology Conference: Emerging Strategies for Mind-Body-Spirit Integration [The Canadian Association for Integrative and Energy Therapies (CAIET)]
Oct 19th - Rewiring Your Practice: Essential Clinical Applications of Polyvagal Theory [Leading Edge Seminars]
Oct 19th - The Awakening: Clearmind's Introductory Workshop [Clearmind International Institute]
Oct 22nd - 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Seattle, WA [AACAP]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Be the Parent, Please!: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies for Solving the Real Parenting Problems
Riley, Naomi Schaefer
Templeton Press / Hardcover / 2018-03-01 / 1599474824
Families and Parenting
reg price: $37.50 our price: 28.13 (may be subject to change)
192 pages
Not in stock - ships in 1 to 2 weeks.

Toddlers on tablets. Pre-teens on Tumblr. Thanks to a variety of factors—from tech companies hungry for new audiences, to school administrations bent on making education digital, to a culture that promotes everyone as the star of their own reality shows—technology is irrevocably a part of childhood, and parents are struggling to keep up. What should be allowed? What should be denied? And, given the ubiquity of technology and its inherent usefulness, what do sensible boundaries even look like?

A noted columnist and mother of three, Naomi Schaefer Riley fully understands the seductive nature of screens. For example, an afternoon of finger paints equals enormous cleanup of both house and hands. But an afternoon of iPad games? Just a swipe and a charger. Or what about car rides around town? Always having toys and books on hand isn’t a given, but your game-loaded smart phone is.

Riley draws us into her story and then walks us through the research on technology’s encroachment into each stage of childhood. She then offers “tough mommy tips”: realistic, practical, applicable advice for parents who recognize that unlimited technology access is a problem, but who don’t know where to start in taking back control. These tips cover everything from placating an antsy toddler at your local favorite restaurant to best practices for keeping your teens safe from unsavory sites.

Any parent knows the effects of screens on their distracted, cranky, sedentary, and incessantly anxious-about-what-might-be-going-on-without-them kids. Naomi Schaefer Riley brings her experience, research, and no-nonsense candor to help parents retake control over technology’s influence over their kids.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2014

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
Families and Parenting