“The loneliest time in a person’s life is when they have just accomplished what they thought would bring them the ultimate, and it has let them down.”
When discussing child rearing in this generation and for generations to come, the parenting concern that will always be discussed is digital technology. Do you believe that digital technology can affect our children every waking hour of every day for the rest of their lives?
Tom Kersting is an expert in the field of mental health and families and parenting in the digital age. Tom is an author including the book “Disconnected, how to protect your kids from the harmful effects of digital dependency.” He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Saint Thomas Aquinas college, a Master’s Degree in Counseling and human development, a second Master’s in administration and supervision, both from Montclair State University, and a Phd in clinical hypnotherapy from Kona University.
- What do you think can be done and needs to be done to restore sanity in our families and communities?
- Is there a connection between the generation of kids who grew up with digital technology and the narcissism and hypocrisy we are seeing in the adult temper tantrums and violence that is taking place in America today?
- What is the difference between loneliness and aloneness? Do you believe there is a difference?
- How do you think the false knowledge that kids receive from the internet affects the parent/child relationship?
- There are 3 simple parenting tips. 1. Get back to the dinner table. 2. Do not allow your kids to have smartphones or any other electronic devices in their bedrooms. 3. Get your kids involved, such as cooking dinner, cleaning the house, give them choirs to do.
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