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To tech or not to tech: Do we go forward or backward?

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To tech or not to tech:  Do we go forward or backward?

But judgment aside, it’s also a very interesting article that reflects the tension facing our generation of parents: When it comes to play, do we go forward or backward?Do we engineer for them a childhood reminiscent of our own – with lesser “stuff”and more child play experiences independent from "stuff"?  (I say “engineer” because it has to be a conscious effort -- we'd have to consciously stop ourselves from inadvertently too many cheap, unneeded things for them) Or, do we look forward and apply the latest research and technologies to ensure they are ahead of the game?  

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