this family life episode 46: managing technology


this family life is back for another season! This season it is a slightly different format. I am hosting 10 short solo episodes on some key areas of family life to help you get organised at home.

When I chat with other parents, managing technology is a very common issue that is discussed. It is a tricky area of parenting to navigate and one that I have made plenty of mistakes on. In this episode I share the two tier system we have in our house for managing technology and how I changed my own tech use behaviour so I could role model the behaviour I wanted to see in my kids.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Mindful Technology Management – free short e-course

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If you have never listened to a podcast, don’t worry it is simple and there are a number of ways you can do it. I wrote a detailed post with screen shots that you can find here – How to listen to podcasts, or you can follow the brief instructions below:

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