Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Distracted parenting

One of the best posts I've read in a while - I meant to link to this last week. It really hit home... technology, despite making our lives "easier", can be such a distraction to being present for our children!

Please see Sarah's post on Clover Lane on Distracted Parenting if you haven't already.

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How to make: Ned the iPhone kleenex box monster

I think I need to make one of these big enough for my phone and laptop. Anyone need to join me in this craft?


  1. Oh, so true! Thanks for the link. I hadn't seen the post. When R was a little younger, I struggled with this for some reason, but now whenever she is awake, I'm focused on being present with her. Technology waits until she is sleeping!

  2. Agreed! I am so over it all!!!

  3. I went, I read, I loved it. Here´s my favorite part:

    "The way you show someone they are important is too look them in the eye and pay attention...everyone knows, even the littlest child, when we are truly present."


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