Galit Breen

Galit Breen is the bestselling author of Kindness Wins, a simple guide to teaching your child to be kind online; the TEDx Talk, “Raising a digital kid without having been one”; the online course Raise Your Digital Kid™; and the Facebook group The Savvy Parents Club. She believes you can get your child a phone and still create a grass-beneath-their-bare-feet childhood for them. Galit’s writing has been featured on The Huffington Post; The Washington Post; Buzzfeed; TIME; and more. She lives in Minnesota with her husband, three children, and a ridiculously spoiled mini goldendoodle. Find her at TheseLittleWaves.NET and read her 5 Questions to ask before getting your child a phone at bit.ly/firstPHONE

Galit Breen is the bestselling author of Kindness Wins, a simple guide to teaching your child to be kind online; the TEDx Talk, “Raising a digital kid without having been one”; the online course Raise Your Digital Kid™; and the Facebook group The Savvy Parents Club. She believes you can get your child a phone and still create a grass-beneath-their-bare-feet childhood for them. Galit’s writing has been featured on The Huffington Post; The Washington Post; Buzzfeed; TIME; and more. She lives in Minnesota with her husband, three children, and a ridiculously spoiled mini goldendoodle. Find her at TheseLittleWaves.NET and read her 5 Questions to ask before getting your child a phone at bit.ly/firstPHONE

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The very first time I realized this truth, I gulped. Hard. Are you ready for my love bomb? Here it is: Our kids end up spending more weekday awake hours with their teachers than they do with us. I know. ...

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What if, instead of birthday presents wrapped with a bow, we handed our children birthday presents wrapped within time spent together? Now before we get to far, I should confess that I love birthday gifts. I love finding them, wrapping them, and giving them. So this little radical act of love that I’m suggesting here didn’t seem all that ...

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