Happy Monday! I’ll be here if you need me (DM me for pant details 🤣).

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Trista

THIS. This is how we bring tech into the classroom. It doesn’t require tablets or Chromebooks in every student’s hands, but combines tech, play and exercise. I love this, tech done right. #teched

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This iPhone Feature Tracks Your Screen Time. The Results Could Shock You

Happy to be part of an important NBC10 Boston segment on the Screen Time functionality Apple rolled out in the latest iOS 12. It’s so important for us to be more aware of how much we use these devices, so we can not only help ourselves, but help the next generation have a HEALTHY relationship with technology. I swear I try to be really aware of putting my device down – I have some work to do! #screentime #digitalsafety #digitalhealth #parenting

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How to Wrap Advice as a Gift a Teenager Might Open

I love this New York Times article about how we can get through to our kids. I get asked this question all the time: “I know all this stuff, but how do I get these messages through to my teen?” Here are some great, practical tips. #parenting #teens #education

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These are the hashtags putting your child at risk on social media, experts say

People often ask me what I think about posting stuff about my own kids online, given safety online is one of my biggest, professional conversation points. I think it’s awesome we can share particular parts of our lives with the people we know and love, near and far, but also think we have to have some boundaries. While I hope we all know better than to hashtag something like “nakedbabybutts” 🤦🏼‍♀️ or more importantly post any pictures of our kids naked (as cute as they can be when they’re little), I really like the final guidelines Good Morning America article; things we should all think about before posting for our kids’ safety, especially when they have no say at this point in their lives. Thanks, Meliss!

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