Established in La Jolla, CA we are currently helping families in-person in Southern California as well as Michigan, Arizona, and New Mexico. Stay tuned in 2021 for more locations!
Many families nationwide have found our Zoom consultations and customized teen presentations helpful regardless of where you live!
Adolescent literacy rates are at an all time low, depression is at an all time high, and even the most basic human social skills are deteriorating. These and other serious negative consequences of screen time overuse and gaming addiction are well documented. We are here to inspire and empower parents to mindfully regulate and limit technology use during children and teen's critical developmental years.
Instead of making our children's lives more efficient and enriched, technology use has become an all-consuming waste of precious youth development time. Every honest teenager will tell you it's a problem with their peers, but without consistent external limits and effective redirecting efforts, even the smartest kids are unable to self-regulate since apps are designed to be highly addictive AND teenager's frontal cortex hasn't developed impulse control or self-awareness until well into their 20's.
Youth screen overuse is content problem because tech is designed to be so addictive. Teachers can't implement screen time restrictions outside of school. Schools don't have the resources to consistently support and train parents even though they see first hand the deterioration of focus stamina and learning ability. Even tutoring and studying efforts are inefficient when the mind is constantly transfixed online. The US government can't compel your children to use the software provided to self-limit usage for the greater good but they have given stern warnings about the negative effects through the CDC and showing how even the popular app TikToc is owned by China and collecting our children's information. The hardest part about changing habits is actually making change. We provide personalized support for parents to make the necessary changes, big and small that have life long benefits.
Being informed, collaborative, and proactive is essential to work towards tech wellness. Our advocacy for a united front against screen time overuse and personalized plans help bring families together and refocus everyone to prioritize real life learning opportunities.
We encourage and help parents become familiar with how to work with children to check content on a regular basis, use monitoring services, low-tech phones, and limit overall exposure given the well documented negative effects of overuse. Childhood and teenage development time is a small window of time that parents must be proactive in balancing media time and maximizing off-screen experiences.
Let us help you regain control of your child's development so they can learn to self-regulate and adopt new healthy, respectful online routines and habits - it's NEVER too late or too early to start.
Educators and counselors, let us help empower your clients using proven methods and proprietary material to support changes in behavior and mindsets specifically surrounding screen time conflict. This is our passion project and we believe more parents and kids can benefit from sharing our insight and maximizing access to life changing tech use guidelines and contracts. Healthy tech habits are difficult for families to achieve and have a wide spread impact on family stress and dynamics.