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During this hour you'll discover: 1. How increased screen time can threaten the emotional and educational development of a child.2. How a parent can you tell if your child is spending too much screen time.3. How screen time impacts a child’s brain stimulation and when it can become an addiction.4. How parents be actively involved in their child’s social media life.5. The age at which a parent should allow their child privacy regarding their technology and social media sites.6. How to address the bright-shiny object syndrome as it applies to the latest technologies and gadgets including cell phones.7. How screen time impacts a child’s emotions and how to prevent your kids from spending more time with their devices than with other people.8. Advice for busy parents who want to monitor screen time, but aren’t physically present to do so.9. Some ways you can model best practices in your own life.10. Advice for parents of older children who resist screen time limitations.11. Ideas for family activities that do not include gadgets or screen time. Arlene Pellicane is a speaker and multi-book author whose background includes being the Associate Producer for Turning Point Television. She earned her BA from Biola University and her Masters in Journalism from Regent University. She lives in San Diego with her husband James and their three young children. Learn more at

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