ScreenStrong educates parents on the negative consequences of excessive screen use and teaches them how to incorporate healthier alternatives that rebuild relationships between their child, their family, and the real world. If you need help reducing the screen conflicts in your home, please reach out to us; we can help. We have tips and solutions for fixing screen problems and reclaiming childhood.

A Call to Parents: The Screen Effect

A Call to Parents: The Screen Effect By Jennifer Ruisch, screenwriter & ScreenStrong Ambassador   The great experiment is underway. An entire generation of kids and teens are now using screens in their free time to watch funny videos, play games and connect with friends. And now, thanks to Covid-19, they’re also being educated entirely…

How Fortnite Makes Your Son Aggressive

How Fortnite Makes Your Son Aggressive Three reasons his “harmless game” may be making him mean.  By Melanie Hempe, BSN, Founder of ScreenStrong Note: This piece was written with boys in mind, however, girls have struggles with video games too.   Many parents think it’s an overreaction to believe violent video games make kids violent.…

Sleepovers: Should Parents Allow Them?

Sleepovers: Should Parents Allow Them? Three things to consider before your kids pack that sleepover bag. By Melanie Hempe, BSN, Founder of ScreenStrong   You’re probably not planning to allow your kids’ friends to introduce them to porn or graphic violence this summer. But if they’re heading elsewhere for a sleepover, that just might be…

The Video Game Addiction Test

The Video Game Addiction Test How to know if your child is developing an unhealthy dependency. Video game dependency is a serious issue. Not only does it lead to mental and physical health problems, but it can slowly replace all other important interests and activities in a child’s real life like sports, school, friendships and…