Parents: Should You Nix The WiFi?

Parents: Should You Nix The WiFi?
http://fearlessparent.org/parents-should-you-nix-the-wifi/

EXCERPT:

Is anyone in your house dealing with health issues that just won’t go away no matter what foods you eat, which supplements you take, or how many practitioners and therapies you run through?

Is your child anxious, hyperactive, erratic, ticking, angry, foggy, forgetful, sleepless, nauseous, sluggish, dizzy, itchy, congested, or in pain?

Based on the extensive evidence base and reinforced by the volume of anecdotal stories I’m hearing, it’s worth trying this:

Shut off your WiFi.

I just did. I flipped the switch on our router.

And then my family freaked out because it disabled our internet… so I had to turn it back on again. But a Verizon rep helped me to banish WiFi in 30 seconds. No worries; it’s just as easy to get it back. (Netgear, Linksys, Belkin router instructions and try “admin”/serial # for username/password.)

Our abode is now wireless-less. The only way we access the internet at home is with a wired connection. Yes, it means that my iPad and my son’s Kindle are now rendered, uh, less functional. “TOTALLY USELESS,” stormed my 13 year-old. (See below for wired iPad hack)

Here’s my thought process and some of the research I reviewed before flipping the switch. It got me so worked up that I wrote an open letter to Apple’s CEO last week.

–End excerpt.

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Parents: Should You Nix The WiFi?
http://fearlessparent.org/parents-should-you-nix-the-wifi/

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