Life Smart x Carrie Dorr

Mary Stein: The Impact of Social Media + Technology on our Kids and our Own Brain Chemistry

April 29, 2019

Mary Stein is the Founder and Director of Dream BIG Day Camp, an amazing camping experience here in Denver. After leaving a successful counseling career on the east coast where she worked with children and families, Mary has enjoyed over 25 years in the camping community! Mary received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado Boulder and her Master’s Degree from Fordham University in New York City.

Mary and Carrie begin by talking about the benefits of summer camp for kids which leads to a discussion around the impact of technology on our kids’ brain chemistry, how social media is contributing to child and teen depression, why parenting has changed from when we were kids and some helpful advice on how to navigate the emotional pains of life our inevitably kids must go through.