Wait Until 8th - Let kids be kids a little longer
Our guest today, Brooke Shannon is the founder and executive director of Wait Until 8th. A national organization that empowers parents to say yes to waiting for the smartphone. She was also gracious in sharing tips on what to do if as a parent you feel you could have waited a little longer to hand your kid a smartphone. Brooke is here to tell you its never too late. I love their mission – Let kids be kids a little longer as is it is so aligned with our work here. Take a listen
Wait Until 8th Pledge - https://www.waituntil8th.org/
The Wait Until 8th pledge empowers parents to rally together to delay giving children a smartphone until at least 8th grade. By banding together, this will decrease the pressure felt by kids and parents alike over the kids having a smartphone.
Screen Strong Families - https://screenstrong.com/
ScreenStrong is an alternative way to raise kids in a screen-dependent world. If you are ready to stop the screen conflicts in your home and prevent screen addiction, we can help.
Through our ScreenStrong program, we empower parents to take the lead and rethink cultural childhood screen trends, rebuild life skills, and reconnect families distracted by screen overuse.