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When the Smartphone Becomes an Obsession
by Jonathan McKee
6/15/2016

Who is staring at screens more, teens or adults?

When our measuring tape isn’t long enough… does it even matter?

We’ve never had a device like it. It’s the most powerful tool we’ve ever kept in our pocket. It’s the Swiss Army knife of technology. 79.1% of U.S. mobile subscribers have one, 72 % of the entire adult population. (Yes, that includes great grandpa.)

JONATHAN'S BLOG: On TV Last Week


Last week I was interviewed on live TV, the Canadian TV show 100 Huntley Street, sharing ideas from my new book about how to actually connect with our kids who can't seem to pry their eyes from their mobile devices.

The interview was fun-- take a peek:



This was my second time on 100 Huntley Street with Maggie John (my last time HERE). Maggie always asks great questions. You can tell she actually read my book, took copious notes, and asked specific questions as a mom of two kids about how this stuff works in the real world. Always a great dialogue with Maggie.
I WANT TO READ MORE
OFFSITE ARTICLES JONATHAN HAS READ THIS WEEK:
While looking forward to Season 7
Well… it’s summertime and The Walking Dead is waaaaaaaaaaay too far off to even begin anticipating Season 7. The only interesting news is when AMC threatens to sue someone for making a prediction about Negan’s kill (yeah… seriously!) So what
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  • More Than Just The Talk
  • SEX MATTERS
  • Get Your Teenagers Talking
  • Candid Confessions of an Imperfect Parent
  • Should I Smash My Kids Phone
  • Zombie Survival Guide
 
Contemplating College
The Big Questions Facing American Families
David R. Smith

Acceptance letters have been received. Yearbooks have been signed. Tasseled caps have been tossed into the air. The next season of life for millions of teenagers has finally come.

And along with it, lots of really big questions for their families...
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