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BECOME TECH-INTENTIONAL™

BECOME TECH-INTENTIONAL™

You don’t have to tackle the screentime problem alone.

You don’t have to tackle the screentime problem alone.

You don’t have to tackle the screentime problem alone.

As a world-renowned expert on screentime, Emily Cherkin, M.Ed., offers research-based approaches to help parents and schools reduce screentime excess.

As a world-renowned expert on screentime, Emily Cherkin, M.Ed., offers research-based approaches to help parents and schools reduce screentime excess.

It’s not like when we were kids. Television, video games, telephones, and school computers look very different today.

The solution is to build a Tech-Intentional™ movement rooted in real-world relationships. It won't be simple. It’s not a quick fix. It’s challenging. But it matters and it works.

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  • "Emily’s researched and thoughtful approach to our family’s screen use let us understand our children’s perspective and helped them understand the rationale behind our screentime limitations.”

    Lydia R.

    Mother of Four

  • “I cannot rave enough about the life-changing nature of working with Emily Cherkin, The Screentime Consultant… One-on-one coaching was well worth the investment, because we customized a way forward that worked for our unique family dynamic.”

    Kathy C.

    Mother of Dual Household Children

  • "Emily has helped me look at how I approach tech and parenting… I am grateful for her support and helping my family focus on our values while we become tech-intentional. I highly recommend working with her.”

    Ezra B.

    Father of Two

  • “Emily is a true expert in her field. I walked away from her training with information on how to help balance technology at home and steps to put it into practice. Emily presents with first-hand knowledge, well-researched material, humor, and always without judgment.”

    Ariel M.

    School Administrator

  • "Working with Emily has been such a joy… With her help, we are doing the real work of building a relationship with our daughter outside of screens."

    Janette M.

    Mother

  • “I was feeling completely defeated by the way that screentime was taking over my kids' lives. Working with Emily gave me a roadmap and the tools I needed to reduce the role of screens in our family life, while deepening connection with my children.”

    Darryl H.

    Father

  • “I thoroughly enjoyed Emily’s workshop and found it to be tremendously helpful. It’s been easier to stick to limits knowing I’m not the only parent doing it. I am grateful for the work Emily does!”

    Dr. Maggie V., MFT, PhD

    Therapist

  • "Working with Emily has been such a joy… With her help, we are doing the real work of building a relationship with our daughter outside of screens."

    Janette M.

    Mother

  • “I was feeling completely defeated by the way that screentime was taking over my kids' lives. Working with Emily gave me a roadmap and the tools I needed to reduce the role of screens in our family life, while deepening connection with my children.”

    Darryl H.

    Father

  • "Emily’s researched and thoughtful approach to our family’s screen use let us understand our children’s perspective and helped them understand the rationale behind our screentime limitations.”

    Lydia R.

    Mother of Four

  • “Emily is a true expert in her field. I walked away from her training with information on how to help balance technology at home and steps to put it into practice. Emily presents with first-hand knowledge, well-researched material, humor, and always without judgment.”

    Ariel M.

    School Administrator

  • “I cannot rave enough about the life-changing nature of working with Emily Cherkin, The Screentime Consultant… One-on-one coaching was well worth the investment, because we customized a way forward that worked for our unique family dynamic.”

    Kathy C.

    Mother of Dual Household Children

  • “I thoroughly enjoyed Emily’s workshop and found it to be tremendously helpful. It’s been easier to stick to limits knowing I’m not the only parent doing it. I am grateful for the work Emily does!”

    Dr. Maggie V., MFT, PhD

    Therapist

  • "Emily has helped me look at how I approach tech and parenting… I am grateful for her support and helping my family focus on our values while we become tech-intentional. I highly recommend working with her.”

    Ezra B.

    Father of Two

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Need screentime help?

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Emily offers various services to support parents, communities, and organizations in their search to become Tech-Intentional™.

What does it mean to be Tech-Intentional™ ?

What does it mean to be
Tech-Intentional™ ?

What does it mean to be Tech-Intentional™ ?

Being tech-intentional means actively choosing how your family or community uses technology based on your values and what research shows is best for children.

Being tech-intentional means actively choosing how your family or community uses technology based on your values and what research shows is best for children.

Being tech-intentional means actively choosing how your family or community uses technology based on your values and what research shows is best for children.

Why work with Emily?

My mission is to empower parents to better understand and balance family screentime by building a Tech-Intentional™ movement.

Relationships

Before we can change anything else, we have to start with relationships. Relationships before screens, always.

Research

There is a lot of tech-funded "research" about the benefits of technology. My recommendations are rooted in the science of childhood development from independent researchers.

Balance

It’s not practical to ban technology. It is critical to find a sustainable balance that keeps our children safe and reinforces our core values.

Courage

I believe deeply in what I teach. It's why I am not afraid to speak up and fight for what is best for children, not companies.

Why work with Emily?

My mission is to empower parents to better understand and balance family screentime by building a Tech-Intentional™ movement.

Relationships

Before we can change anything else, we have to start with relationships. Relationships before screens, always.

Research

There is a lot of tech-funded "research" about the benefits of technology. My recommendations are rooted in the science of childhood development from independent researchers.

Balance

It’s not practical to ban technology. It is critical to find a sustainable balance that keeps our children safe and reinforces our core values.

Courage

I believe deeply in what I teach. It's why I am not afraid to speak up and fight for what is best for children, not companies.

Why work with Emily?

My mission is to empower parents to better understand and balance family screentime by building a Tech-Intentional™ movement.

Relationships

Before we can change anything else, we have to start with relationships. Relationships before screens, always.

Research

There is a lot of tech-funded "research" about the benefits of technology.

My recommendations are rooted in the science of childhood development from independent researchers.

Balance

It’s not practical to ban technology. It is critical to find a sustainable balance that keeps our children safe and reinforces our core values.

Courage

I believe deeply in what I teach. It's why I am not afraid to speak up and fight for what is best for children, not companies.

The Screentime Solution: A Judgment-Free Guide to Becoming a Tech-Intentional Family

The Screentime Solution: A Judgment-Free Guide to Becoming a Tech-Intentional Family

Author Emily Cherkin―aka The Screentime Consultant―has created a compelling guide for parents struggling with screentime. She combines research, humor, and experience as a coach and teacher to provide a tried and true method for creating screentime balance.

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Are you ready to be Tech-Intentional™?

Click below to contact Emily and see if a Tech-Intentional™ approach is right for your community.

Are you ready to be Tech-Intentional™?

Click below to contact Emily and see if a Tech-Intentional™ approach is right for your community.

Are you ready to be Tech-Intentional™?

Click below to contact Emily and see if a Tech-Intentional™ approach is right for your community.

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Emily Cherkin’s mission is to empower parents to better understand and balance family screentime by building a Tech-Intentional™ movement.

Copyright © 2024 The Screentime Consultant, LLC | All Rights Reserved. | Tech-Intentional™

and The Screentime Consultant, LLC™ are registered trademarks.

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Emily Cherkin’s mission is to empower parents to better understand and balance family screentime by building a Tech-Intentional™ movement.

Copyright © 2024 The Screentime Consultant, LLC | All Rights Reserved. | Tech-Intentional™

and The Screentime Consultant, LLC™ are registered trademarks.

The Screentime Consultant Logo Footer image

Emily Cherkin’s mission is to empower parents to better understand and balance family screentime by building a Tech-Intentional™ movement.

Copyright © 2024 The Screentime Consultant, LLC | All Rights Reserved. | Tech-Intentional™

and The Screentime Consultant, LLC™

are registered trademarks.