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Screen-Free Week

This coming week (April 30- May 6) is Screen-Free Week.  It seems like a wonderful idea to me — a week to focus on getting kids away from TV screens, ipads, smart phones, apps, games etc and to encourage them to do something more interesting and worthwhile instead. I’m just sad it’s received so little publicity in this area, and that no local events have been organised to ‘raise awareness’.  We’ll be ramping up our ‘screen-free’ efforts this week, however: TV will be totally off-limits, and they’ll be no laptop or smart phone use (by us – the boys are not allowed to play with such things) during the boys’ waking hours.  We’ll see how I survive with no daytime e-mail checking….

Anyone else celebrating Screen Free Week?

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