Enforce a Phone Time Out
Everyone needs a phone time out, especially during mealtimes, when doing homework or when winding down with the family. Sit down with your child to figure out the best time to put away cell phones. Have a basket handy to store all your electronic devices (yes, this goes for you too, Mom and Dad) without them getting lost or hidden in pockets. This way, your child won't be tempted to use her phone when she should be concentrating on another activity, like the movie you're all enjoying as a family.