Coping with a whole lot of unplugged quiet

Looking around, it doesn’t take long to realize what a high-tech world we live in. From smartphones to tablets and computers, most of us are constantly tied to technology and the world around us.

Walk into any restaurant and check out the number of people who are on their cellphones during dinner. Or watch the cars as they pass you on the road. At least half of the drivers are on a cellphone.

Many kids have grown up in an environment where playing outdoors is the thing we do once in a while, but playing video games is always high on the list.

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