Tired of feeling guilty about your smartphone use?
Join parenting author Ann Douglas for a practical and idea-packed workshop that gets at the root cause of distracted parenting and arms you with parent-proven strategies for dealing with it.
Topics to be discussed include:
- The case for unplugging more often: why less screen time is beneficial for parents and kids;
- The “why” of distracted parenting: what makes us turn to our devices and away from our kids – and what to do about it;
- Strategies for making more conscious and deliberate decisions about your family’s use of technology plus highlights from the science of habit change on how to make those changes stick;
- Family play activities: ways to make the most of all that newly found tech-free time;
Register online at ajaxlibrary.ca or by calling 905-683-4000 ext. 8813.
Ann Douglas sparks conversations that matter about parenting and mental health. She is the author of numerous bestselling books about pregnancy and parenting, including The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, The Mother of All Baby Books, and The Mother of All Toddler Books.
She is also the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio and a passionate and inspiring speaker who delivers keynote addresses and leads small-group workshops at health parenting and education conferences across the country.