Parent Power: Balancing Free Play, Screen Time & More!

featuring Nir Eyal

In this 2-part series, Peggy Chang, co-founder of ActivityHero chats with Nir Eyal about how to help kids, and their parents, be indistractable and in control of how much time is spent on screen devices because we all struggle with striking the right balance between screen time, homework, family time, chores, work and free play. 

In the first episode, we cover Nir’s research and his 4 strategies to help kids and adults avoid conflicts, especially battles over kids screen-time are covered in this discussion.

In the second episode, Nir shares his approach for scheduling Free Play and the Benefits of giving kids Autonomy, without giving kids unlimited access to screen devices.

Our Podcast Guest

Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches psychology, technology, and business. He is also the author of “Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life”, a best-selling business book that is also on the top 10 list on Amazon’s School Age Parenting list. 

In addition to blogging at, Nir’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Harvard Business Review, Time Magazine, and Psychology Today.

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