MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new type of parenting coach is gaining in popularity. As reported in the New York Times, they are paid to help raise your child to be phone-free.
One woman runs a network of 500 coaches that includes a training system. They charge $80 in smaller cities and up to $250 in larger cities.READ MORE: Minneapolis Police: Raylene Childs, 2, Found Safe After AMBER Alert Issued
Screen consultants come into home or schools, to remind parents how people parented before.READ MORE: 'She's Lucky To Be Alive': Fernando Juarez Charged With Assaulting Girlfriend's Toddler
Their recommendations include “movement,” like playing or painting.MORE NEWS: 2 Suspects Dead, Deputy And Officer Shot In Wadena County Shootout
Some suggest a lifestyle change, like getting an animal that children can spend time with.