Confusion- It Is Not Just For Adults!

smcternan February 21st, 2012, 2:47 PM
Sandra McTernan, MSN, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
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As we become over saturated in our electronic devices and busy lifestyles, the cost becomes more apparent. Not just the monetary costs (that I am always telling my kids about), but the cognitive cost. When I say that many children are confused today, do I mean uninformed or truly clueless? Let’s begin with computer and internet access 24/7! Yes, if the computer is in your child’s bedroom, it is 24/7.

NEW RULE: lights out means all electronics off. There bed is for sleeping, and they need adequate sleep to grow…

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