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Selected Articles (authored)

Devorah on Radio and Podcasts

How To with Charles Duhigg a Slate Podcast
Acing Remote School: Why Screen Time Can Actually Be Good for Your Kids

Good Kids: Stay At Home Edition How To Balance Screen Time While Kids Are Stuck at Home (with Devorah Heitner)

Where Parents Talk with Lianne Castelino Parenting in a Digital World

Equal Parts: What’s “too much screentime” for kids in the era of COVID-19?

WFAE: Kids’ Screentime Skyrockets During Pandemic: Finding a balance

NPR Lifekit: 5 Strategies for Coping with Screen Obsessed Kids

WGN Uh-Parently Why parents need to mentor rather than monitor

WUWM Milwaukee: Lake Effect Should you buy kids tech for the holidays? 

Slate: Mom and Dad Are Fighting Listen here

WGN: The Download with Justin Kaufmann Listen here

How to talk to Kids about Anything Podcast Listen Here.

WXXI Connections: Listen Here

Edit Your Life Listen Here 

All Sides with Ann Fisher, Ohio Public Radio: Families/Tech/Games episode

The Mom Hour Listen Here

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Sunshine Parenting Podcast Being a Tech Positive Parent 

On Boys Managing Screentime

Radio New Zealand Listen here

All Sides with Ann Fisher, Ohio Public Radio:   Back To School edition

Digital Parenting Podcast with Sed Lewis Listen here.

BBC World Service Many students ‘don’t know’ if the news is fake

Parenting Bytes: Raising Kids in the Digital Age Listen Here.

Zen Parenting Podcast Listen here.

Sunshine Parenting  Listen here.

Family Confidential Podcast with Annie Fox, M. Ed. Watch here.

Jefferson Exchange: Southern Oregon Public Radio: Getting Screenwise about Kids and Tech.

How to Talk to Kids About (being a social media star) with Robyn Silverman Listen Here

We Turned Out Okay with Karen Kolpe Listen here.

WFAI Charlotte Talks Listen Here

Positive Parenting with Armin Brott Listen Here.

Devorah on TV

Chicago Tonight:

‘Screenwise’ Book Offers Practical Advice for Digital Age
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WGN: News Nation (National)

Avoiding the COVID Slide, advice about remote school


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ABC 7 Chicago

Raising Kids In The Digital World, Screenwise Author Link to Video

ABC: Eyewitness News, Chicago

Raising Children in Today’s Digital World  Link to Video

NBC: Morning Blend, Milwaukee

Think Before You Share on Social Media

NBC: Cheddar News,

Is your child ready for a phone?

WBZ News Boston

Advice For Parenting In The Digital World Link to Video

NBC: Morning Blend, Milwaukee, Helping Kids Make Sense of the Media

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NBC Chicago: ‘Social Media Allows For Real Time Surveillance’ 

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Great Day Washington

When to Buy Your Child A Phone?
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Fox 7, Good Day Austin TX “Kids in The Digital World”

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