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Distracted Parenting

Why I'm Rethinking Multitasking

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 12.24.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Because my attention is in a million places, the to-do list is monumental. And the fact that technology gives us all sorts of cool way to be more efficient makes it seem like we should keep doing more. But there are downsides to doing more.

Turn Off Your Distractions And Turn On Their Future

Lisa Rafel, Gary Malkin and David Surrenda, Ph.D. | Posted 08.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Rafel, Gary Malkin and David Surrenda, Ph.D.

Turning off the distractions to sing, play music and feel gratitude for this miracle of life creates a bond between you and your baby that will last for the rest of your lives.

Unplug And Recharge: The Key To Combating Distracted Parenting?

Ben H. Winters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ben H. Winters

What's the long-term result of a parent "stepping out" over and over and over -- a few seconds here, a couple minutes there -- to check in with their little handheld totem?