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BECOME TECH-INTENTIONAL™

BECOME TECH-INTENTIONAL™

We're in this together

We're in this together

We're in this together

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

This. Is. Hard.

No other generation has ever had to deal with the algorithms and persuasive design elements that come with today’s streaming, gaming, smartphones, social media, or screens for school.

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.

It’s not like when we were kids. Television, video games, telephones, and school computers look very different today. This. Is. Hard. No other generation has ever had to deal with the algorithms and persuasive design elements that come with today’s streaming, gaming, smartphones, social media, or screens for school.

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 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’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

  • "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 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 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

  • “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 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

  • “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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

What does it mean to be Tech-Intentional™?

Being Tech-Intentional™ means using screen-based technology that enhances, nurtures, and supports your family and your community in ways that align with your values.

Being Tech-Intentional means resisting, delaying, and limiting screen use that interferes with healthy mental, physical, cognitive, and emotional development.

Being Tech-Intentional means putting relationships before screens.

What does it mean to be Tech-Intentional™?

Being Tech-Intentional™ means using screen-based technology that enhances, nurtures, and supports your family and your community in ways that align with your values.


Being Tech-Intentional means resisting, delaying, and limiting screen use that interferes with healthy mental, physical, cognitive, and emotional development.


Being Tech-Intentional means putting relationships before screens.

What does it mean to be Tech-Intentional™?

Being Tech-Intentional™ means using screen-based technology that enhances, nurtures, and supports your family and your community in ways that align with your values.


Being Tech-Intentional means resisting, delaying, and limiting screen use that interferes with healthy mental, physical, cognitive, and emotional development.


Being Tech-Intentional means putting relationships before screens.

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I'm a ________ looking for Emily's help:

Become Tech-Intentional™

Become Tech-Intentional™

Emily offers various services and price points to support a wide range of parents, communities, and organizations in their search to become Tech-Intentional™.

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.

A judgment-free guide for parents who want to better understand and balance family screentime in the digital age.

A judgment-free guide for parents who want to better understand and balance family screentime in the digital age.

Author Emily Cherkin―aka The Screentime Consultant―has written a compelling and necessary book about parenting in the modern digital age. Unlike any previous generation, children’s excessive screen use today at home and at school impacts mental health and family relationships.

With humor, empathy, and experience, Emily invites parents to:

  • become tech-intentional, without feeling judged, shamed, or blamed;

  • implement her research-supported, developmentally appropriate tools to find screentime balance; and

  • build a movement around tech-intentionality (this is good for everyone―children and adults alike).

The Screentime Solution will remain useful even as technology changes because being tech-intentional is an approach that can―and should―remain a constant.

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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.