7 Effects of Technology Addiction on Kids (and How to Overcome It)

2018-09-13T23:43:21+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director of Ziglar Family Smartphones, tablets, or the Internet can be addictive because their use can trigger the release of the brain chemical dopamine to alter mood — which is exactly what drugs and alcohol do.  That's a pretty sobering thought, isn't it? (No pun intended.) And just like with alcohol [...]

7 Effects of Technology Addiction on Kids (and How to Overcome It)2018-09-13T23:43:21+00:00

Teens and Technology: What We’ve Learned from Parenting in the Digital Age

2018-09-13T23:43:22+00:00

In this week's Ziglar Family blog, we're going a little bit rogue, and instead of sharing written thoughts, we're sharing video! (So I guess that makes this a Vlog instead of a Blog?) Recently we've been hearing from many of our Ziglar Family community members with topics they'd like to see discussed here, and one [...]

Teens and Technology: What We’ve Learned from Parenting in the Digital Age2018-09-13T23:43:22+00:00

September 2017 Thrive Monthly Community Q & A Coaching Call

2018-09-13T23:43:41+00:00

September 2017 Thrive Monthly Community Coaching Call featuring Dr. Matt Hertenstein Welcome to our September Thrive Coaching Call with Ziglar Family COO, Bobby Hopper, who has brought in Dr. Matt Hertenstein to tackle some fantastic (and thorny!) questions from our community! Dr. Hertenstein is a professor at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.  He is the author of The Tell: The [...]

September 2017 Thrive Monthly Community Q & A Coaching Call2018-09-13T23:43:41+00:00

Don’t let technology control family time!

2018-09-13T23:43:41+00:00

Technology. Thanks to smartphones and Wi-Fi, it’s everywhere these days. Sometimes I wonder how in the world our family ever lived without it, and other times I really wish we could find out! As an entrepreneur, I often feel the need to be plugged in 24/7. My team members all have my phone number and know [...]

Don’t let technology control family time!2018-09-13T23:43:41+00:00

Technology and Parenting Digital Book & Resources

2018-09-13T23:43:47+00:00

Ziglar Family Digital Resources: Technology and Parenting Welcome to a Ziglar Family Coaching Call with Mark and Ann Timm, who are joined this month by Ziglar Family CEO, Bobby Hopper. Technology Questions that Mark and Ann Answer At what age or stage to you suggest that children be given access to technological devices, especially hand-held personal devices?   What [...]

Technology and Parenting Digital Book & Resources2018-09-13T23:43:47+00:00

Technology “Top 5” Practices for Parents

2018-09-13T23:43:47+00:00

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Whenever I have a conversation with parents about the biggest challenges they face with raising kids in today’s world, the single issue that comes up time and time again is technology. Because most of us who are raising tweens and teens didn’t have internet when we were kids, much [...]

Technology “Top 5” Practices for Parents2018-09-13T23:43:47+00:00