After thousands of conversations with parents and caregivers over the years, we identified a common, resounding request: screentime tips and tools tailored to specific ages and stages of childhood. After all, the tech issues facing the parent of a two-year-old are quite different than the challenges facing the parent of a tween.
That’s why we’re excited to debut our Plugged-in Planners, a series of parent workbooks broken into three different phases of digital childhood: preschool, elementary school and middle school.
As your kids grow and change, these workbooks walk you through the various expectations and challenges of each childhood stage, while offering language you can use to mentor and guide your kids through their online world — whether that consists of Sesame Street or Snapchat.
The Preschool Plugged-in Planner covers a variety of digital health topics, including the importance of device-free zones, managing screen-related meltdowns and keeping little ones safe online. Screen Sanity meets the reader where they are in the parenting journey, and helps them reflect, prioritize and envision a digital road map for the years ahead.
The Elementary School Plugged-in Planner covers a variety of digital health topics, including preparing children for online hazards, creating healthy screentime rhythms and engaging with technology in higher quality ways. Screen Sanity meets the reader where they are in the parenting journey, and helps them reflect, prioritize and envision a digital road map for the years ahead.
The Middle School Plugged-in Planner covers a variety of tech-related topics, including smartphone introduction, preparing children for social media and understanding the mental health side effects associated with screens. Screen Sanity meets the reader where they are in the parenting journey, and helps them equip their child with healthy digital habits.
With each Plugged-in Planner, you’re invited to not only read and reflect, but also jot down your thoughts and sketch out a digital road map, thanks to the fill-in-the-blank pages.
Raising kids (in a digital world) can be tough, but remember, you’re not alone on this journey. And a little planning can go a long way!
The Plugged-in Planner series is available for purchase on Amazon.