If you hadn’t already figure it out, we here at Cool Mom Tech are huge advocates of talking to your kids about technology early and often, and that’s exactly what our Editor Kristen told the Christian Science Monitor for their cover story on Parenting the App Generation.

Cool Mom Tech on Christian Science Monitor

Kristen, along with various parents and tech experts, offers up some tips on how to find a healthy balance when it comes to kids and touch screens, something we all care about.

Click over to see what awesome trick Kristen uses to help monitor her kids’ own screen time, along with some really helpful information about tech and parenting. Two of our favorite subject. Of course.

If you’re wondering, Kristen and her kids are playing the kids’ app Spot the Dot together.

[Photo Credit: Melanie Stetson Freeman/Christian Science Monitor]