The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age

The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age Author Catherine, EdD. Steiner-Adair
ISBN-10 0062082434
ISBN-13 9780062082435
Year 2014-08-12
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Harper Paperbacks
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As the focus of the family has turned to the glow of the screenchildren constantly texting their friends or going online to do homework parents working online around the clockeveryday life is undergoing a massive transformation Easy access to the Internet and social media has erased the boundaries that protect children from damaging exposure to excessive marketing and the unsavory aspects of adult culture Parents often feel they are losing a meaningful connection with their children Children are feeling lonely and alienated The digital world is here to stay but what are families losing with technology s gain As renowned clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner Adair explains families are in crisis as they face this issue and even more so than they realize Not only do chronic tech distractions have deep and lasting effects but children also desperately need parents to provide what tech cannot close significant interactions with the adults in their lives Drawing on real life stories from her clinical work with children and parents and her consulting work with educators and experts across the country Steiner Adair offers insights and advice that can help parents achieve greater understanding authority and confidence as they engage with the tech revolution unfolding in their living rooms

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