13 Nov Four reasons I don’t let my kids use electronics in public
My beautiful daughter had attached a pink silk flower to the top of her head so she would be visible amongst the other penguin-attired, middle school orchestra members. Standard issue white shirt with black bottoms clogged the stage. When I saw the flower appear, I knew where to keep my focus.
Here are four reasons I limit my kids’ screen time:
I try to extend grace – which by the way is often difficult at my job at a public library where kids run wild, climb shelves, rearrange books, scream, puke (okay, that happened once) – because we’ve all been in situations where our parenting skills were called into question. We’ve all gotten “the look” from a stranger in public. We’ve all been given unsolicited advice on the right way to raise a child.