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Author Janis-Norton, Noël, author.
Title Calmer, easier, happier screen time : for parents of toddlers to teens: a guide to getting back in charge of technology / Noël Janis-Norton.
Pub Info London, England : Yellow Kite, 2017.
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 Falmouth-Children's Room  J PARENT TEACHER J 004.67 Jan     AVAILABLE
 YarmouthPort-Children's  PARENTING 004.67 JAN     AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 257 pages ; 20 cm
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Note Originally published: 2016.
Includes index.
Summary Do you constantly find yourself battling to stop your kids spending hours in front of a screen? Whether it's a tv, an ipad, a pc or a playstation children are spending more and more time absorbed in the digital world and for most parents it's a cause for concern. The most frequent question parenting expert Noel Janis Norton is asked by desperate parents is how to limit and manage screen time. Parents know their children became aggressive and stressed after prolonged time on an electronic device, and they know that it limits their child's willingness to do other activities, yet they are at a loss of what to do about it. In Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time, Noel adapts her proven parenting strategies to this most complex of areas. Using the latest scientific research to show just how addictive the digital world can be for the developing brain of a child, she using the calmer, easier, happier techniques to help parents wean their children away from their electronic devices and get back in charge.
Contents Section One: Why parents need to get back in charge -- Getting back in charge -- The four screen issues -- How big is our family's problem? -- The negative effects of screen time -- Teens and preteens -- Why screen time is so addictive -- Why does getting back in charge feel so difficult? -- Section Two: How to get back in charge of the electronics in your home -- How to limit screen time -- Screen time as a reward -- How to decide on a screen time reward plan for your family -- How to introduce the new plan to your child -- Q & As -- Section Three: The Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting strategies that will make the new screen habits easier to establish -- Descriptive Praise -- Strengthening your resolve -- Preparing for Success -- Reflective Listening -- Improving cooperation with the Never Ask Twice method and action replays -- Replacing screen time with other activities.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-246) and index.
Subject Parenting.
Child rearing.
Technology and children.
Computers and children.
Adjustment (Psychology) in children.
Information technology.
Computers and civilization.
Internet and children.
Children -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Family members.
ISBN 9781473622760 (pbk.)
147362276X (pbk.)
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