Habyts celebrates ADHD Awareness Month 2018

Parenting is hard, parenting with ADHD even more so. Add distracting technology and limiting screen time seems impossible. We know, we’ve been there. Screen time self-control depends on the brain’s executive function – and ADHD undermines executive function. That’s why kids with ADHD find it harder to avoid excessive gaming, social media and other digital … Continued

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5 Tips to Talk Your Way to Less Family Stress

“Fifty-six percent of all working parents say the balancing act is difficult, and those who do are more likely to say that parenting is tiring and stressful, and less likely to find it always enjoyable and rewarding.” – Stressed, Tired, Rushed: A Portrait of the Modern Family, NYTimes.com, November 2015 It doesn’t matter what you … Continued

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It’s all about the 6 types of screen time rules

Do your kids have carte blanche over their electronics?   On average, tweens spend almost 6 hours a day and teens almost 9 using media (social media, TV, video games, and the Internet).  In fcat, 92% of teens report going online daily—including 24% who say they go online “almost constantly” Against this onslaught of digital momentum, … Continued

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