Screens Can Bring You Together

There is article after article about screens driving us apart, but what about screens bringing families together? It’s not just addictive apps and distracting notifications if you use screens mindfully as a family. Need some ideas? Choose a Netflix series and watch it together, pausing to talk about it or bond over your chosen fandom. Set up a video game tournament and make your kid the coach so they can teach you their tricks. Ask your kids to show you their favourite app. In other words, embrace instead of reject screens by using them together.

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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