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12 ways to be a less distracted parent

Bonnie Harris, director of Connective Parenting, is an expert who has spent decades working with parents and kids to establish and strengthen family bonds. Here are her tips for parents to help them stay connected to their kids in today's distraction-heavy society.

2. Less toys, more creativity

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Stay away from talking toys and instead look for those that allow invention. When your child wants to buy something, ask what it is they want to do and how they can make that happen. 

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