6 books to ditch your phone for this summer (or: in praise of ignoring your kids)

by Toby Lownefels

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As an avid reader, I love indulging in the pleasure of ditching my doomscrolling for a book. And, in an ongoing effort to keep anxiety at bay, I’m trying to dial back my screen time in general. Plus, I not-so-secretly like the habit of ignoring my kids for a book instead of my phone. It shows them that books are an integral part of life! At least that’s…

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