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Texts, Tweets and TV: How Much Is Too Much?

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Today’s tweens and teenagers are the wired generation — in fact, you might feel like they’re always using some kind of technological gadget to communicate with their friends, even with you. But if you have to send your child a text to come downstairs to dinner, then maybe it’s time to evaluate how much is too much when it comes to texting, social media sites and TV.

In this video from Boys Town’s At Home With Kids Series, “Texts, Tweets and TV: How Much Is Too Much?”, Laura Buddenberg, discusses the profound ways in which technology has affected Millennials, also known as Generation Y, and how parents can maintain harmony at home in the midst of this technology-savvy generation’s wired world.​

​​This content was created by Boys Town expert Laura Buddenberg. To learn more about her, visit her expert page here.

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