Workshops & Webinars for Parents

The Screen Smart® Webinar

Children spend 1,600 hours a year (4.4 hours a day!) with screens. Obviously, not all screen time is created equal but merely turning off digital devices is not a realistic, helpful, or long term solution.

The problem isn’t screen time, it’s our expectations and habits around technology.  With our Screen Smart solution you will learn unique tools – developed by experts and years of research – to turn family screen time into an opportunity to strengthen relationships with your children, help them enjoy technology in healthy ways, and encourage crucial learning skills.

This workshop distills twelve years of  Screen Smart skills into the 3 C’s of using screen time to boost learning at home:

  1. Communicate
  2. Co-view
  3. Connect

To book this webinar, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Mindful Viewing®: How to Make Screen Time Really Count​

For parents, youth group leaders, and their elementary school-age children (70 minutes)

Children are visual learners. They also watch 1,600 hours of TV and other media a year.   

Screen use is inevitable, but it’s also essential that we talk with our children: Mindful Viewing shows you how to create fun and meaningful dialog about the content they consume. In this 70-minute workshop, you’ll:

  • Learn how to empower children to develop “media filters” and start processing what they see and hear.
  • Watch award-winning short films with your children and learn how different parts of a film affect us all.


  • Understand how kids’ minds work while consuming media (and learn something about your responses, too!).
  • Find out how to build trust and use media for family bonding.

To book this workshop, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

KidScreen: Talk to Me!

For parents and elementary school children (30 minutes)

Since media is an unavoidable part of our children’s lives, talking with them about media is an essential 21st century skill for parents, especially if you want to neutralize the negative messages they unwittingly pick up.

In this 30-minute webinar, you and your children will:

  • Understand how media affects kids’ minds.
  • Hear first-hand what children like and why.
  • Learn how to process what they’re watching.
  • Enhance parent-children communication about screen time.

It’s the first step to a rich lifelong conversation on media, guided by your family’s values.

(There’s also a 15-minute version for libraries & bookstores)

To book this workshop, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Or call Michelle at 773-528-6854

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