Parenting Unplugged: 365 Fun, Practical Ways to Connect with Your Kids and Get Unplugged

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Unplug and Get Connected! Dr. Cindy Bunin aka Dr. Buttinsky™ shows busy parents how to unplug and get connected to their children – toddlers through teens. Parenting Unplugged encourages parents to unplug themselves from their TV's, smart phones, computers, and iPods, and take the time necessary to tune in and really listen to their children! Unplugged time means being present when you are interacting with your child, regardless of his or her age. Children quickly become attuned to the times their parents aren't paying attention. Therefore, it is necessary to let your children know that you really care, by being attentive and listening to what they have to say. This no-holds barred, straightforward, practical guide provides over 365 fun, exciting and simple ways for parents to unplug and reconnect with their children. You will not be reading pages and pages of overwhelming research, and still be left without the answers you are searching for. When you are finished reading this book, you will have the knowledge that you need to live in this technological world and know how and why it is important to connect with your children. Technology is a very important part of our lives, but it has its place and must be kept in check. Parents need to encourage their children as well, to unplug from technology and get back to basics, like playing outside, doing arts and crafts, engaging in physical activities, and reading. Commit to being unplugged one hour a day, spending focused and connected time with your children. You will be so happy you did!"........Dr. Cindy
 

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Dr. Cindy Bunin aka Dr. Buttinskytrade; Blending warmth with first-hand experience on modern-day life issues, Dr. Cindy, a licensed marriage and family therapist, child development specialist, educator and mom, has worked closely with thousands of families, children and teens over the past 25 years. The culmination and years of dedication to the well being of families, led Dr. Cindy to becoming the Founder of the Mommy and Me Company. She is an award winning author as well as the creator of award winning children's videos, CD's and toys. Dr. Cindy was honored by being chosen for the 2004-2005 Who's Who in American Women and Who's Who in Contributions to Education in 2011. Dr. Cindy's professional standing has also been spotlighted both nationally and internationally on NBC's TODAY SHOW, CNN, and on LIFETIME. She has been in private practice since 1987 and continues her work with families, as well as consulting nationwide and appearing as a guest expert on television and radio. Dr. Cindy believes that one of her most important qualifications is her experience of being a mother to her daughter Kacey. In her work, she combines her educational and therapeutic expertise, her experience in television and her love as a mother to bring special understanding and a sense of well being to all the people with whom she works.

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