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January 19, 2018
Category: Technology
Tags: School   TV   Media   sleep   sports   Meals   homework   studying   cell phone   chores   screen time   grooming   budgeting   budgets   mealtime  

I just came accross this Family Media Use Plan that allows everyone in the family to create a time budget for everyone's daily obligations including school, sport, personal hygiene, reading, homework, chores, screen time, etc. 

When media is used thoughtfully & appropriately, media can enhance daily life. But when used inappropriately or without thought, media can displace many important activities such as face-to-face interaction, family-time, outdoor-play, exercise, unplugged downtime & sleep.

By creating a Personalized Family Media Use Plan, you can be aware of when you are using media to achieve your purpose. This requires parents & users to think about what they want those purposes to be. The tool below will help you to think about media & create goals & rules that are in line with your family’s values.

Looks like fun! At a minimum going through this planning exercise with your family will certainly remind you that there are only 24 hours in a day. Accounting for school and sleep does force one to decide how to spend the rest of one's day.

Like any budget, adjustments and changes in valuation are allowed.

Try this with you young children and adolescents and let me know what results in your family.

Dr. T

January 16, 2018
Category: Nutrition
Tags: nutrition   cooking   Meals   Meal Planning   Magazines   ChopChop  

Resolve To Cook More In 2018


Even though it’s winter, ChopChop is putting the finishing touches on their spring issue. And they still have a few ChopChop aprons left! Order a one-year subscription to this wonderful magazine and get a ChopChop apron, all for just $35. The gift set makes a great birthday or anytime gift for anyone who loves to cook--and anyone who wants to learn how. Order now. 

Hungry for more? Follow them between issues for behind the scenes photos, recipes, events, and more on Facebook,TwitterPinterest, and Instagram.

This is a great family magazine that promotes families cooking together nutritious meals in their homes.

Dr. T