Adults think they're setting limits but inadvertently teach kids to overuse gadgets, Dr. Steiner-Adair explains. Read an excerpt: "What I hear from kids as soon as they're old enough to know the word, is hypocrite. Kids say 'my parents are hypocrites. They say no phones at the dinner table, and then they take a call.'…Read more
About: Catherine Steiner-Adair Ed. D.
Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, school consultant, speaker and author. Dr. Steiner-Adair has consulted to over 350 independent and public schools, parents and students on a wide range of topics related to strengthening children’s social and emotional development, shaping school culture, and deepening parents’ connections to their children. Dr. Steiner-Adair also works with professional organizations and businesses re-visioning work-family-life integration in the age of technology.
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In the Christian Science Monitor pick for "10 Best Books of August," Monitor book critic Elizabeth Brown writes about The Big Disconnect and Dr. Steiner-Adair's rich, revealing study of "how technology, in the absence of parental oversight, has the power to disrupt and even debilitate children’s lives. Think your child is somehow protected? In clear,…Read more
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"It's hard to be nostalgic about sleep deprivation. Or about endless nursing, a fussy baby, mountains of laundry, a to-do list longer than the last book you read for pleasure and late-night runs to Walgreens for things you would easily have remembered earlier in the day if only your brain still worked like it did…Read more
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