Igniting the spark
Aug07

Igniting the spark

My younger son is, without a doubt, addicted to his phone. I wish he wasn’t. I wish he would spend less time on it. But I’ve realised there’s not a lot I can do about it. We did have some rules, but they soon got broken. The only one he really sticks to is turning it off at 9.30pm on a school night. He takes a fair bit of stick from the family for the amount of time he spends on it. But he’s not the only one...

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Screen time
Apr15

Screen time

When my younger son got the dreaded Xbox over a year ago, both boys would play and play and play some more. We soon realised they were playing far too much. So we set a timer! Result! They had an hour on the Xbox a day. That worked. For a week or two. But then my younger son just drifted off and picked up whatever device was available to watch YouTube videos or play games like Clash of Clans. This was harder to police. There was no...

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