Saturday, January 14, 2012

Alive Enough?

Krista Tippett and Sherry Turkle discuss the topic of why we should protect sacred spaces for our families at On Being by American Public Radio.

Its okay to take your kids to the park and leave your phone in the car, its okay to take your spouse out to breakfast and leave your phone at home! After interviewing many many children, Sherry discovered that it wasn't parents who were wanting their kids to put their tablets, phones and laptops away but kids asking for eye to eye contact. Teens and children who are asking their parents to pay attention and listen.

I found this encouraging, helpful and a eye opener. Listen here

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