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It’s summertime again and in the absence of formal school your kids may be looking forward to unstructured time and more access to screens. As one of the first generations to parent kids in the age of smartphones, we can choose to be on high alert to how healthy our kids' digital habits are and help them set healthy boundaries. My guest Arlene Pellicane shares strategies from her book Screen Kids and from her own family life. They have a “no phone, no gaming, no social media” policy for their kids and she shares the research and practical reasons behind why. But, wherever you are with screens and your family, this time of year is a perfect time for a reset. For our summer mindset, we all need a break and this could be a beautiful time to have some kind of different routine with our screens. We talk about digital vegetables vs digital candy, reconsidering phones for younger kids, building real world skills for our kids instead of just digital ones and setting digital boundaries. It’s so helpful and I’m already implementing some of Arlene’s advice for my boys this summer. Know that you are not alone in this struggle. Together we can do this! Connect with Arlene: Website: https://arlenepellicane.com Facebook: facebook.com/ArlenePellicaneAuthor Instagram: @arlenepellicane Links Mentioned: BOOK: Screen Kids: 5 Relational Skills Every Child Needs in a Tech-Driven WorldBOOK: 5 Love Languages Of Children: The Secret To Loving Children Effectively Screen Kids in their Own WordsAndy Crouch Episode “Time and Space for Flourishing in a Tech World” Ep 208ScriptSub by Erika Dawson (Faithful Moms)Gabb Wireless Phone Featured Sponsors: Prep Dish—Get 2 weeks of meal plans FREE go to prepdish.com/DMABetterHelp—get 10% off your first month of professional online counseling at betterhelp.com/DMA