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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 165

Toxic Screen Time

with guest Melanie Hempe

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | May 16th, 2022 | 49:09 min

From “video game comas” to “smartphone obsessions”, screens are stealing childhoods. Melanie Hempe, founder of the non-profit ScreenStrong, shares countercultural choices that can help move your child’s entertainment and social life from the online world back to the real, in-person world.

Today's Guest(s)

Melanie Hempe, BSN, received her bachelors of Nursing from Emory University. She helps families avoid problematic screen use — video games, social media, pornography — in their kids’ lives. Through ScreenStrong, she provides easy education on brain development, the effects of screen use on kids, and solutions for parents who desire to free their kids from screen addictions. She helps parents reclaim their kids by delaying the use of toxic screens and reconnecting families.

https://screenstrong.org/

EPISODE NOTES

DR. MEG & GUEST MELANIE HEMPE (Part 1)

Join Dr. Meg and Melanie Hempe, BSN, as they discuss the ultra-important topic of kids and screen-time. Melanie is the founder and president of ScreenStrong, an organization empowering parents to help their children gain the benefits of screen media without the toxic consequences of overuse that threatens healthy mental and physical development. From that first feeling in your gut that something isn’t right to more obvious screen-related problems… join thousands of families who have benefited from ScreenStrong’s programs and no nonsense solutions. Say goodbye to the days of exhausting screen conflicts by learning to reset your screen habits, reclaim your kids, and reconnect your family!

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DR. MEG & GUEST MELANIE HEMPE (Part 2)

Join Dr. Meg and Melanie Hempe BSN as they discuss the ultra-important topic of kids and screen-time. Melanie is the founder and president of ScreenStrong, an organization empowering parents to help their children gain the benefits of screen media without the toxic consequences of overuse that threatens healthy mental and physical development. From that first feeling in your gut that something isn’t right to more obvious screen-related problems… join thousands of families who have benefited from ScreenStrong’s programs and no nonsense solutions. Say goodbye to the days of exhausting screen conflicts by learning to reset your screen habits, reclaim your kids, and reconnect your family!

FROM THE PRODUCER

Thank you for listening to Episode #165: Toxic Screen Time, and for helping Dr. Meg’s parenting revolution reach more than FIVE MILLION downloads!

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