Technology can be great, but having it around all the time can be bad for your mental health. When company is sitting at the dining room table with their noses in their own devices, real relationships suffer. It is important for children to be comfortable using technology, but it should not be at the expense of healthy in person relationships. A digital detox can reinforce soft relationships, help your children appreciate the beauty of nature, encourage empathy and communication, and bring everyone closer.
For more information about connecting to nature, check out the below graphic.
Graphic created by Duck Bay Lodge, a provider of Canadian fishing trips that are all inclusive.