Technology has become integrated into virtually every facet of our lives, with benefits like convenience, the ability to communicate over long distances, and help to organize busy family schedules. Unfortunately, technology can also be a major disruption to nurturing parent-child relationships, when adults become consumed in their electronic devices at the expense of quality time with their children.
The importance of setting boundaries and finding balance with youth and technology.
On June 10, 2020, MFLN Family Development hosted the latest webinar in our ongoing Sexual Behavior in Children & Youth Series.
In “Supporting Youth to Set Healthy Boundaries with Technology,” we were joined by Jasmine Uribe, Chief Operating Officer for Break the Cycle, a great organization that inspires and supports young people 12 – 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.
Blue light exposure. Screen time. Cyber-bullies. Parenting today means staying in the know and up to date on technology with all of its gadgets and apps – and being able to guide its use in your home.