High Dopamine Activities, HDA, is a term coined by Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD a child and adolescent psychiatrist and psychotherapist based in Washington, DC. HDAs are activities where dopamine is available instantly - instant gratification - AND continuously. They are problematic when done excessively. The brain gets tired with the high flow of dopamine and […]
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Looking for ways to achieve a healthier balance of screen time in your family? Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD, has some excellent advice that can help you get there. Here are his top tips: Change environmental cues: Make changes in your home that signal to your family that it's time to unplug. This could include designating […]
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Most of the parents we talk to say no! In fact, they equate successful parenting with getting their kids off devices. But is technology all bad? Are there ways to utilize tech so even young kids can benefit from the digital age? Technology skepticism generally follows two frames of thought: 1) Too much time on […]
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Carrots&Cake listened to the top Online Screen Time podcasts by TVO & summarized the key takeaways. Carrots&Cake independently created these podcast notes and did not have any affiliation with the Screen Time podcast. Key Individuals Key Takeaways Intro Navigation of the online world for parents Sonya Livingston Valerie Steves Also Read: The Science Behind Carrots&Cake […]
Parenting can be hard, especially as a united family and agreeing on decisions. Carrots&Cake listened to the top Screen Time podcasts by TVO & summarized the key takeaways. Carrots&Cake independently created these podcast notes and does not have any affiliation with the Screen Time podcast. Key Individuals and Intro Key Takeaways Doug Gentile Screen Time […]