Unplug Challenge

Huff Post Parents

This week’s Family Table Talk is also a challenge. Can you — every single one of you — unplug for the next 24 straight hours? That doesn’t mean just taking electronics out of their sockets. Starting tonight, we’re asking you to put away all the gadgetry that connects you to the digital world. Parents, stop checking your email. Kids, you’re done texting. Everyone off Twitter, Angry Birds and, last but not least, Google.

Yes, as part of this challenge, we’re asking you to also keep a diary of everything you have the urge to use the Internet for. Senior editor Lori Fradkin tried to do this last year, and she wrote down 11 things she would have looked up. But, she gained something greater from being offline — peace, quiet, focus…

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