It's a new year, and once again I find myself making resolutions. There's my annual resolve to get more exercise and eat healthier food. But this year, I decided to do something that actually might result in lasting change. I decided to put my family on a media diet -- not a physical one. I'm not talking about a starvation regime -- I don't think that's realistic or smart. What I had in mind was more of a change in how my family behaves around media and technology. Since I'm dedicated to media sanity, not media censorship, that means really thinking about what my kids need to know in order to use technology responsibly and what my husband and I need to do to support smart behavior and good media consumption choices now that our teens are on the verge of total media freedom.
I came up with five things I actually think have a decent shot at succeeding. And if we do them, we will absolutely see positive changes in our lives.
1. I will know before they go. To me that means that I'llRead More »from 5 Resolutions that Will Keep Your Family Media-Fit