What are You Modeling?

We frequently read those startling statistics regarding the number of hours that teens spend with their eyes glued to their computer screens, phones, or television.  But a recent study reported that parents might have a lot more in common with their teens than you might imagine. “Common Sense Media,” a nonprofit organization, found that parents…

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Is It Real?

It seems that we are hearing lots today about “fake news.”  As I heard Denzel Washington say, “If you don’t watch the news you are uninformed and if you watch the news you are misinformed.”  He went on to say that media is more concerned about being the first to report something than they are…

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Are You Absently Present?

In 2016 Psychology Today called attention to the fact that smartphones fragment human consciousness. They contend that the habitual use of smartphones lowers our ability to be empathetic as well as diminishes the “quality of conversation.” This is our third in a series addressing technology and our relationships. In the first post we looked at…

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