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Screen-Free Week 2017 Makes a Real Difference!

By all accounts Screen-Free Week 2017 was bigger and better for more children and families than ever! Screen-Free Week by the Numbers 141 Registered SFW celebrations around the nation (and countless more unregistered ones!) 72 Children and parents attended the family picnic at Mission Hill School in Boston 90 Students took the screen free pledge last week at […]

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Why Grammies love Screen-Free Week

By Lynne Noel, Jan Eby, Laurie Mobilio, and Cindy Summers, authors of The Grammie Guide Times have changed. Life is more serious for today’s children: they have learned about the impact of humans on the earth, food allergies, and the need for sunscreen and antibacterial soap. Supervised far more closely than in years past, they […]

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Screen-Free Restaurants are a Win-Win

By Sara Michelson Have you ever gone to a restaurant with your family in hopes of enjoying warm conversation over a delicious meal, only to be thwarted by the large, distracting television screens in the dining room? As the parent coordinator for The Waldorf School of Atlanta’s Parent Initiative for Media-Lite Living, I have felt […]

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Reading is a great way to celebrate Screen-Free Week!

Reading is one of our favorite screen-free activities any time of year, so we’re very excited that in 2017, Children’s Book Week is the same week as Screen-Free Week! An annual celebration of books and reading, Children’s Book Week holds events in bookstores, libraries, and communities, connecting children with their favorite authors and illustrators in […]

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