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Why should I avoid using my cell phone when I am with my child?

Michele Borba
Psychology
Kids say that family meals, school activities, sporting events and after school (pick up and welcoming connectors) are times when they are most bothered by their parents' networking behaviors. Turn off your cell phone during those times! Model the behavior you want your kids to copy. Set the example that your kids are more important than that call coming in.
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