Right then. It seems lack of clarity on device rules was causing family conflict, so we've sat down as a family this morning to do the following:

1. Wrote down (individually) what we think the current rules are. Had a discussion.

2. Wrote down (individually) what we think the future rules should be. Had another discussion.

3. Collaboratively came up with rules that everyone could agree to. Signed them, and pinned to fridge.

@dajbelshaw Good luck. Something we’ve always struggled with too. Considering implementing a time bank for the youngest so that she can buy time on the iPad by completing offline activities, but not sure how to implement it.

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@jamie It's a minefield, and what works with some kids / families doesn't work with others!

Have you read this? My wife and I found it really helpful:

goodreads.com/book/show/423488

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