Screen consultants are here to help you remember life before smartphones and tablets. (Spoiler: get a dog!)

Parents around the United States, alarmed by the steady patter of studies around screen time, are trying to turn back time to the era before smartphones. But it's not easy to remember what exactly things were like before smartphones. So they are hiring professionals.

A new screen-free parenting coach economy has sprung up to serve the demand. Screen consultants come into homes, schools, churches and synagogues to remind parents how people parented before.

Rhonda Moskowitz is a parenting coach in Columbus, Ohio. She

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