Does your family need a Tech Timeout?

What is Tech Timeout?

The Tech TimeoutTM challenge started by ForestersTM encourages families to take a daily break from technology. Participating families are encouraged to disconnect from all things electronic with the goal of helping spouses, parents and children build stronger bonds, communicate more personally and get more involved in each other’s lives.

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Create an Autumn to remember, take the Foresters Tech Timeout Challenge.

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Pledge to take a Tech Timeout for at least an hour a day.

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pledges to take a daily tech timeout and to turn off all electronic devices for at least one hour a day for the next week.

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Take the kids and your cameras outdoors and let nature wow you.

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About Foresters

For 140 years, Foresters™, an international financial services provider, has fulfilled its purpose to enhance family well-being for its members and the communities where they live. A fraternal benefit society, Foresters offers quality life insurance and investment products, unique member benefits and inspiring community activities. Foresters shares its financial strength with more than one million members in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit