Embark on a 'digital detox' this summer


by KING 5 News


Posted on August 15, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

Do you have a smartphone, tablet or laptop – maybe even all of the above? Sometimes, it’s good to take a break from your high-tech tools. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, known to many of you as Seattle Mama Doc has advice on taking a digital sabbatical.

Related Links:

Pew Research Center: The State of Mobile Connectivity

Blog: Social media and the family

New York Times: Johnny's First Phone - A Guide For Parents

American Academy of Pediatrics: Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents and Families

New York Times: Vacation Sabotage - Don't Let It Happen to You!


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