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.
When Dr. Kate Murdoch, from Washington and Lee University, published the results of her sleep deprivation study, the key finding was that a higher number of daily texts was associated with more sleep problems in college freshmen. She cited 2 main potential causes for this connection: Students feel pressured to respond immediately to texts, no […]Read More
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Pledge to take a Tech Timeout for at least an hour a day.
Take a look at how families are getting inspired to take a Tech Timeout.
Sommerville family takes a Tech Timeout
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Carrillo famly takes a Tech Timeout
Nikki takes a Tech Timeout
Pipitone family takes a Tech Timeout
Deb takes a Tech Timeout
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