Video: Too much technology

How do put limits on our kids’ technology-use? Dave Atkinson talks about how family contracts can help.

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About Author

Dave Atkinson

Dave worked for Attitude, the youth division of The Parenting Place, from 2006 to 2015, speaking to thousands of young people around the country. He is now our creative and development director. Most recently, Dave has been the face of Vodafone’s Digi-Parenting initiative, in partnership with The Parenting Place. Dave is married to Phoebe and they have a little boy, Harley.

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