Ditch The Phones. . . A Thanksgiving Table Challenge. . .

Alone together. . . is that what every member of your family will be tomorrow?

Parents, this is for you. Youth workers, this is for you to pass on to the families you know and love.

Can we just ditch the phones when we’re gathered together tomorrow and have a good old-fashioned Thanksgiving? One where we are engaged with each other around the table rather than focusing our eyes, ears, hearts, minds, attention, and very selves on the mediated world we see through 15 square inches of glass? Let’s give it a try.

And, if you’re hesitant, take a look at this visual reminder from cartoonist Dave Granlund. . . .


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