Midlife Mom

Navigating the teen years… and beyond

Advanced technology?

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Do you ever feel like you want to take the video game remote and flush it down the toilet? Or send it hurling into outer space? Are there times when you want to confiscate the cell phone to stop the texting? Or hide the laptop to cut down on social networking and encourage actual face-to-face […] [Read More]

Mom vs. machine

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We were holdouts. My husband and I refused to buy a video game system despite the repeated pleas from our boys and the proclamations that we were the only family in town that didn’t have a Nintendo. Monitoring TV time was already problematic. Why would we want to provide the kids with something that would […] [Read More]