Dr Kristy Goodwin: How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

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When you woke up this morning, did you reach for your partner or your phone? Research has found that a confronting 90% of adults chose to reach for their devices - scary right?

In today's episode, Sam Makhoul sits down with Dr Kristy Goodwin to gain insight and speak transparently on the relationship between digital consumption and our wellbeing. Dr Goodwin is one of Australia's leading digital parenting educators, researcher and author of Raising your Child in a Digital World.

During this interview, the pair discuss the problematic dynamics of raising children in a digitally consumed world and share tools and techniques on how to conquer our media monsters and slaves to the screens. Dr Goodwin also gives us insight into:

  • Her powerful four pillars for digital wellbeing
  • How digital has changed how we parent
  • How much screen time is too much
  • The importance of creating digital boundaries
  • The three Bs to follow when it comes to digital

Want to learn more about Dr Kristy Goodwin? You can visit her website here.

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Short for time? Then, why not skip ahead using the below timestamps:

3:15 - Why digital technology is not all negative

12:22 - The addictive nature of digital and social media

16:10 - Four pillars for digital wellbeing and techniques to resist phone temptation

24:05 - Digi dementia - what is it and do you have it?

28:05 - How to raise children in a digitally focused world

37:10 - How parenting changed in the last 10 years

38:58 - How we can regain control and become the pilot of our digital plane

41:42 - How to delay your child from entering the digital stream

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