Category Archives: Technology Free

Day Four – Almost Over

Giving up technology for five days has been pure torture for my teenaged daughter and as I think back on my teenage years, it would have been akin to me giving up talking on the telephone.  Way back in the … Continue reading

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Day Three – Temptation

Day three and this venture is not getting any easier for this poor child of mine.  When she got home from school she begged me to give her permission to quit this experiment and I mean begged with a whipped … Continue reading

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Day Two – Blasting Boredom

Thanks to some advice from her grandmother and other friends, Hannah survived day two and didn’t injure her sister (although she was quite frustrated with her sister as she texted friends and watched videos on her phone).  This advice was … Continue reading

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Day Two (Technology Free Experiment)

Giving up something that is a part of the fabric of your existence is no easy matter.  My oldest daughter agreed to give up technology for five days and at the end of Day One she thought she might just … Continue reading

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Day One (Technology Free Experiment)

Have you ever tried to give up something you are addicted to, something that consumes you?  Maybe sugar, alcohol, drugs, video games.  In the beginning you go through withdrawal symptoms (anxiety, restlessness, irritability, insomnia, headaches, poor concentration, depression, social isolation … Continue reading

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Technology Free Experiment

Would you be willing to give up all forms of technology and social media for five days?  For folks in my parent’s generation, the answer would probably be YES.  For the folks in my generation, the answer would be maybe … Continue reading

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