Parenting in the Digital Age
Are you uncertain about how much is too much when it comes to screen time?
Weary of power struggles when it’s time for your kids to unplug?
Join us for a very special free four-day event with over a dozen speakers as we explore Parenting in the Digital Age.
A free online telesummit February 23, 24, 25, 26
(Listen online! Replays Available)
Discover how to:
- Help kids develop healthier screen-time habits
- Manage the potent pull of devices (for kids AND for us!)
- Understand the impact of prolonged screen use on brain and development
- Provide alternatives that will make it easier to hit the OFF switch
- Handle cyber-bullying, sexting, and other negative elements of the online world
- Provide kids with best practices around group texting, social media, and more
Author and family therapist Susan Stiffelman hears from parents every day who are struggling to manage the impact of iPads, video games, computers, and cell phones on their family’s life. In this series, Susan will share conversations with a wide range of experts as we talk about raising kids who are tech-savvy and fully engaged with the 3D world.
Our exceptional speakers:
“Speaker and author of Loving What Is. Since 1986, she has brought a powerful process of inquiry she calls The Work to millions of people across the world, at free public events, in prisons, hospitals, churches, corporations, universities, schools, at weekend workshops, at her amazing nine-day School for The Work, and through the Institute for The Work. TheWork.com”
“Author of the New York Times bestseller Hands Free Mama and Hands Free Life. Rachel is a certified special education teacher who founded The Hands Free Revolution online community which helps people overcome distraction and perfection to live better and love more. Rachel Macy Stafford’s post “The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up” ignited conversations with hundreds of thousands of parents about freeing ourselves from the vicious cycle of keeping up with our overstuffed agendas. Hands Free Mama”
Rachel Macy Stafford
“Is a renowned neuropsychiatrist, Mindsight educator, and the author of Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, Parenting from the Inside Out, The Whole Brain Child and more. DrDanSiegel.com”
Dr. Daniel Siegel
“Multiple grammy award-winner Alanis Morissette has become an impassioned, highly respected voice in the world of personal transformation. She speaks on health, psychology, and spirituality, encouraging her audience to develop greater connection and authenticity through her writings, interviews and podcast series. Alanis.com”
“Is the author of the New York Times Bestselling memoir, Carry On, Warrior and the founder of the online community, Momastery. Glennon is also the creator and president of Together Rising—a non-profit organization that has raised over three million dollars for families around the world through its Love Flash Mobs, which have revolutionized online giving.”
Glennon Doyle Melton
“Is a master storyteller and author. His original audio recordings have been bestsellers for over two decades and have won scores of awards, including (among many others) honors from the Film Advisory Board, the American Library Association, Booklist, and Audiofile.”
“Is the founder & CEO of Digital Detox and Camp Grounded: Summer Camp for Adults. Felix has been featured and interviewed in the New York Times, New Yorker, Bloomberg Businessweek, BBC NightlyNews, CNN, Sunset Magazine, The UK Guardian, Vogue, China Daily, PBS, Fox and Real Simple, discussing tech addiction, balance and the importance of unplugging.”
“Co-founder of Attachment Parenting International (API) has committed their lives to working with parent-child relationship issues and are the recognized authorities on attachment parenting. They have been featured in national and regional publications including, Newsday, Mothering Magazine, and the Washington Post.”
“American parenting educator and author of several publications. Her New York Times best-selling book Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence, released in 2002, was the basis of the 2004 film Mean Girls. CulturesofDignity.com”
“Licensed clinical psychologists and co-founders of The Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles. Dr. Elisha Goldstein is the author of the bestselling books, Uncovering Happiness and The Now Effect.”
Elisha and Stefanie Goldstein
“The author of Living With Intent and 100 Promises to my Baby. She is also the founder of intent.com, a website focused on personal, social and global wellness. Her intent is to harness the power of social media to connect people from around the world to improve their own lives, their communities and the planet. MallikaChopra.com”
“Physician, filmmaker and director of Screenagers. Delaney’s past films include the award winning feature documentary, Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia (2010), which screened at many film festivals and at major conferences and aired nationwide on PBS. A primary care physician, Ruston spends part of her time providing health care to the underserved in Seattle.”
“An explorer and practitioner of mindful and conscious parenting. As founder of My Messy Spirituality, Michelle candidly shares her own journey raising mindful children while creating a forum where others can receive support to do the same through open dialogue and coaching.”
“The author of Reset Your Child’s Brain. In her private practice she has extensive experience treating tics/Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, bipolar disorder, attachment disorder, and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Dr. Dunckley has been named one of America’s Top Psychiatrists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America and won Patient’s Choice and Compassionate Doctor awards by Vitals.com.”
“An award winning child psychological researcher, Yalda Uhls works with schools, non-profits, and companies. She is passionate about translating science into useful knowledge and takeaways for parents, organizations and educators. In addition to her consulting and other work, Dr. Uhls works with Common Sense Media, a national non-profit, as their Director of Creative Community Partnerships and also does research with UCLA.”
“Cosette Ray is co-founder of the reSTART Internet Addiction Recovery Program and is dedicated to helping people develop sustainable digital media use habits. Cosette’s ability to pay attention to moment by moment connection, while inspiring others to embrace larger systemic principles which promote sustainable change, is the foundation of her leadership. ”
“Simon Sinek is a visionary thinker whose talk, Start with Why, became the second most watched talk of all time on TED.com. Sinek is an adjunct staff member of the RAND Corporation, conducts leadership trainings around the world, and teaches graduate level strategic communications at Columbia University.”
“Janell Burley Hofman is the international author of the book, iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming and Growing Up. She is an international speaker and consultant working with youth, parents, educators and professionals. Janell is the found of iRules Academy and the Slow Tech Movement.”
Janell Burley Hoffman
“Has been featured in dozens of major news outlets, including interviews with Katie Couric, NPR, Good Morning America, the PBS NewsHour, CNBC and the BBC, and coverage in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Wired,and The Guardian. The New York Times called him an “apostle” of the next wave of digital thinking. He is the author of Hamlet’s Blackberry. WilliamPowers.com”
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When will I get the schedule for each speaker?
Each morning of the summit you will get an email at 9:00 am with links to each of that day’s interviews. You can also check the schedule on the Parenting in the Digital Age Facebook page.
Will there be replays?
Yes, you can listen to each interview for 48 hours.
What if I can't watch the replay?
If you are not able to watch the interviews, or you would like to be able to watch them more than once or download the audios and listen on the go, you will have the opportunity to purchase the series in its entirety.
What age is this appropriate for?
The material covered in this series is relevant for parents of children of all ages– from toddlers to young adults.