ScreenStrong Families

By Melanie Hempe, BSN

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Episodes: 182

Description

Melanie Hempe, BSN, received her bachelors of Nursing from Emory University. Her mission is to create educational programs for kids and parents so no one will experience the pain of screen addiction. Her ability to simplify medical science and provide practical solutions for families has allowed her to share her passion and bold screen solutions nationally. ScreenStrong has won the hearts of many families who are preventing and reversing childhood screen conflicts and addiction and are thrilled to experience a newfound freedom in their lives.

Melanie hosts the popular weekly ScreenStrong Families Podcast. She has been featured in Psychology Today, Thrive-Global, The Wall Street Journal, A&E Network, CBS, CNN, NPR, Screened Out (documentary film), and various news and television outlets.


Episode Date
ENCORE: Non-Tech Screen Activities with Sue DeCaro (#10)
Dec 06, 2023
ENCORE: The Endless Non-Tech Gift Ideas with Evan Hempe (#130)
Nov 29, 2023
Special Episode: Gratitude (#174)
Nov 22, 2023
20+ Ways Kids Get Around Parental Controls with Doug Smith (#173)
Nov 15, 2023
A Smartphone-Free Adolescence: Melissa’s Story (#172)
Nov 08, 2023
Is Your Teen a Target for Sex Trafficking with Liz Miller (#171)
Nov 01, 2023
Twisted Truth: Group Texting Is Social Media with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#170)
Oct 25, 2023
48 Benefits Living 48 Months ScreenStrong with Evan & Andrew Hempe (#169)
Oct 18, 2023
What Parents Need to Know About Roblox, Sleepovers, and Snapchat with Officer Gomez (#168)
Oct 11, 2023
Who's Raising the Kids with Susan Linn (#167)
Oct 04, 2023
Walker's Story: Social Media and Teen Sextortion with Brian Montgomery (#166)
Sep 27, 2023
ScreenStrong: Breaking The Addiction and Saving Your Kids with Pete Kaliner (#165)
Sep 20, 2023
From Little Gamers to College Gamers: Reversing the Long-Term Consequences of Early Gaming Dependency (#164)
Sep 13, 2023
A Psychiatrist Reviews Our BRAND NEW Student Course with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#163)
Sep 06, 2023
Carson's Story: Cyberbullying and Teen Suicide with Kristin Bride (#162)
Aug 30, 2023
ENCORE: Why Screens Are Failing Students and Frustrating Teachers with Matt Miles (#61)
Aug 23, 2023
Five Tips After Five Years As a ScreenStrong Family with Emily Harrison (#161)
Aug 16, 2023
ScreenStrong Teen: "We think we know it all, but we don't" with Hallie Kate (#160)
Aug 09, 2023
ENCORE: Why 8th Grade Is Not Smart for a Smartphone with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#122)
Aug 02, 2023
A Pediatrician's Perspective on Kids & Screens with Dr. John Hutton (#159)
Jul 26, 2023
ENCORE: 100 ScreenStrong Tips with Ellen Cotton (#100)
Jul 19, 2023
Twisted Truth: Autism and Screen Time with Dr. Victoria Dunckley (#158)
Jul 12, 2023
Screens In The Classroom: A School Counselor's Perspective with Janine McKenna (#157)
Jul 05, 2023
Surgeon General Warns Against Social Media with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#156)
Jun 28, 2023
Tips for Young Moms (#155)
Jun 21, 2023
Raising Healthy Teenagers: Equipping Your Child to Navigate the Pitfalls and Dangers of Teen Life with Tom Kersting (#154)
Jun 14, 2023
ENCORE: Growing Up ScreenStrong with Andrew and Evan Hempe (#31)
Jun 07, 2023
The Five Benefits of Going ScreenStrong with LaNissa Davison (#153)
May 31, 2023
What's A ScreenStrong Ambassador? (#152)
May 24, 2023
Twisted Truth: Dopamine and Screens with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#151)
May 17, 2023
10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Video Games with Olivia Bruner (#150)
May 10, 2023
Prevent Screen Problems With Neuroscience with Sarah Hendrix, RN, MSN (#149)
May 03, 2023
Pornography Is Chasing Our Kids with Nadya Seboldt (#148)
Apr 26, 2023
ScreenStrong Teens: Lydia, Two Years Later (#147)
Apr 19, 2023
A Psychiatrist's Perspective on School Screens with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#146)
Apr 12, 2023
Tips for Moms (#145)
Apr 05, 2023
An Emotional Response to Nashville & Violent Video Games with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (#144)
Mar 29, 2023
The Power of Independent Play with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#143)
Mar 22, 2023
We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Adults with Dr. Leonard Sax (#142)
Mar 15, 2023
Growing Up Without Smartphones & Social Media with Andrew Hempe (#141)
Mar 08, 2023
Online Predators & Social Media Dangers with Officer Gomez (#140)
Mar 01, 2023
Real Parents, Real Questions (Part 2) with April Gross (#139)
Feb 22, 2023
Real Parents, Real Questions (Part 1) with April Gross (#138)
Feb 15, 2023
An 18-Year-Old’s Perspective on Teenage Girls and Pornography (#137)
Feb 08, 2023
Foundations Are Key to Your Child's Success with Cris Rowan (#136)
Feb 01, 2023
A Psychiatrist's Perspective on Screen Addiction with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#135)
Jan 25, 2023
"Video Games Make You Complacent" with Jackson West (#134)
Jan 18, 2023
Busting Screen Myths in the New Year (#133)
Jan 11, 2023
Yearly Wrap-Up: 2022 Highlights (#132)
Jan 04, 2023
Happy Holidays from ScreenStrong!
Dec 21, 2022
A Psychiatrist Shares Holiday Screen Tips with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#131)
Dec 14, 2022
The Endless Non-Tech Gift Ideas with Evan Hempe (#130)
Dec 07, 2022
Social Media & The Resistant Parent with Laura Hickman (#129)
Nov 30, 2022
Happy Thanksgiving from ScreenStrong!
Nov 23, 2022
The Mom I Want to Be: A ScreenStrong Family's Story with Carmen Lindner (#128)
Nov 16, 2022
Why Parents Cave to Screen Pressure From Their Kids (#127)
Nov 09, 2022
Psychiatrist Says: "Take Advantage of Car Time With Teens" (#126)
Nov 02, 2022
Encouragement for Starting ScreenStrong Early with Alejandra Correa (#125)
Oct 26, 2022
Welcome 'Glow Kids' Author Dr. Nicholas Kardaras! (#124)
Oct 19, 2022
Practical Tips for ScreenStrong Families (#123)
Oct 12, 2022
Why 8th Grade Is Not Smart for a Smartphone with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#122)
Oct 05, 2022
"Your Child Hates the Sound of Your Voice, and This is Why" with Erik Goldfield (#121)
Sep 28, 2022
Mind-Blowing Screen Hacks Your Kids Are Using with Julie Christian (#120)
Sep 21, 2022
Smartphone Addiction: ScreenStrong's Founding Story (#119)
Sep 14, 2022
Psychiatrist Says: "Multitasking is a Myth" with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#118)
Sep 07, 2022
A Teacher's Top 10 School Tips with Teralea Moore (#117)
Aug 31, 2022
How to Get Smartphones Out of School with Officer Gomez (#116)
Aug 24, 2022
A Psychiatrist's Favorite Books About Screen Addiction with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#115)
Aug 17, 2022
Does My Child Need a Smartphone for School? (#114)
Aug 10, 2022
Video Game Addiction: ScreenStrong's Founding Story (#113)
Aug 03, 2022
How to Get Your Child to Take Music Lessons with Dr. Catharine McClure Jackson (#112)
Jul 27, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat & Parental Controls with Officer Gomez (#111)
Jul 20, 2022
A Psychiatrist's Solution to Managing Screen Rules with Friends with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#110)
Jul 13, 2022
Video Game Addiction & Treatment with Dr. Brett Kennedy (#109)
Jul 06, 2022
10 Tips to Love Your Gamer Through the Detox (#108)
Jun 29, 2022
Parents, Put Down the Smartphone with Mary Laird Garrison (#107)
Jun 22, 2022
A Psychiatrist's Tips on Managing Screen Time with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#106)
Jun 15, 2022
A Psychiatrist's Perspective on Social Media & Mental Health with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#105)
Jun 08, 2022
The Hidden Link Between Video Game Addiction and School Violence with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (#104)
Jun 01, 2022
Just Say No: A ScreenStrong Family's Story with Becky Grant (#103)
May 25, 2022
TikTok: It’s All In The Algorithm with Dr. Leonard Sax (#102)
May 18, 2022
The ScreenStrong Lifestyle: An Explanation (#101)
May 11, 2022
100 ScreenStrong Tips with Ellen Cotton (#100)
May 04, 2022
Trusting Your Gut with Laura Wurzburger (#99)
Apr 27, 2022
There's Something in the Water with Ben O'Sullivan (#98)
Apr 20, 2022
The Myth of the Forbidden Fruit with Melanie Hempe (#97)
Apr 13, 2022
A Coach’s Perspective with Zachary Church (#96)
Apr 06, 2022
33 Hours: A ScreenStrong Family's Story with Ali Pfister (#95)
Mar 30, 2022
The Teenage Sleep Crisis with Heather Turgeon & Julie Wright (#94)
Mar 23, 2022
Growing Up Without a Smartphone with Joel May (#93)
Mar 16, 2022
How School Screens Impact Social Emotional Learning with Dr. Richard Freed (#92)
Mar 09, 2022
Debunking Screen Myths with Andrew & Evan Hempe (#91)
Mar 02, 2022
Questioning Smartphone Contracts (#90)
Feb 23, 2022
A Teacher’s Perspective with Teralea Moore (#89)
Feb 16, 2022
Social Media’s Effect on Girls (#88)
Feb 09, 2022
Mastering the Flip Phone: A ScreenStrong Family's Story with Amy & Aubrey (#87)
Feb 02, 2022
The Battle Against Screen Time with Officer Gomez (#86)
Jan 26, 2022
Under the Radar: A ScreenStrong Family's Story with Gretchen Heinen (#85)
Jan 19, 2022
The Five ScreenStrong Values (#84)
Jan 12, 2022
Yearly Wrap-Up: 2021 Highlights (#83)
Dec 29, 2021
Christmas Tips to Inspire Family Connections (#82)
Dec 20, 2021
The Ultimate Gift List with Andrew and Evan Hempe (#81)
Dec 13, 2021
Screen Kids: In Their Own Words (#80)
Dec 02, 2021
How to Raise ScreenStrong Kids the Easy Way with Arlene Pellicane (#79)
Dec 02, 2021
Building First Impressions and People Skills with Kirt Manecke (#78)
Nov 24, 2021
A Place to Belong with Melanie Hempe (#77)
Nov 17, 2021
“When You Know Better, You Do Better” with Brandie Hadfield (#76)
Nov 10, 2021
The Hero’s Journey and Immersive Gaming with Dr. Huu Kim Le (#75)
Nov 03, 2021
Wired Child, Part 2: Solutions with Dr. Richard Freed (#74)
Oct 27, 2021
Screen Use and Kids' Eye Health with Dr. Janet Wilson, OD, FCOVD, Optometrist (#73)
Oct 20, 2021
We Are Wired Human with Jason and Lisa Frost (#72)
Oct 13, 2021
The Wired Child with Dr. Richard Freed (#71)
Oct 06, 2021
Why Media Violence Is More Harmful Than You Think with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (#70)
Sep 29, 2021
Dads, Kids & Video Games Webinar (#69)
Sep 29, 2021
Open, Honest Conversations About Pornography with Marilyn Evans (#68)
Sep 22, 2021
Building Family Culture with Steve and Candice Watters (#67)
Sep 15, 2021
Detrimental Effects of Media Violence on Children with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (#66)
Sep 08, 2021
Single Parenting the ScreenStrong Way with Candace Collins (#65)
Sep 01, 2021
How Screens Are Changing the Social & Academic Culture for Students with Joe Clement (#64)
Aug 20, 2021
Social Media: A Teen’s Perspective with Noah Reid (#63)
Aug 12, 2021
Kids Are Our Greatest Resource with Tom Hayes (#62)
Aug 11, 2021
Why Screens Are Failing Students and Frustrating Teachers with Matt Miles (#61)
Aug 04, 2021
Teens & Screens with Emma Lembke (#60)
Jul 28, 2021
Being Intentional with Doug Smith (#59)
Jul 14, 2021
Middle School Disrespect with Ronna Glickman (#58)
Jul 07, 2021
Four Critical Factors Needed for Building Strong Kids with Cris Rowen (#57)
Jul 06, 2021
It All Started With An iPad—Sarah's Story (#56)
Jun 23, 2021
How YouTube Impacts Middle School Development with Dr. Linda Charmaraman (#55)
Jun 18, 2021
Virtual Autism & Screens with Dr. Andrew Doan (#54)
Jun 16, 2021
The Power of Sharing Your Story with Jenny Hoey (#53)
Jun 10, 2021
Achieving the Good Life: Going Game-Free with James Good, Former Gamer (#52)
Jun 04, 2021
LIVE "Disconnected" Discussion with Tom Kersting (#51)
May 28, 2021
Preventing Porn Exposure with Barb Winters (#50)
May 26, 2021
The Broader Effects of Tech and How to Reconnect Your Kids with Tom Kersting (#49)
May 21, 2021
Loving Your Kids Louder with Nate Webb, Bullies Be Gone (#48)
May 14, 2021
Creating Screen-Free Memories & Traditions with Mary Mulliken (#47)
May 11, 2021
Child Exploitation and Screens with Opal Singleton (#46)
May 07, 2021
The Impact of Electronic Devices on Kids' Brains with Tom Kersting (#45)
May 04, 2021
LIVE "Reset Your Child's Brain" Discussion (#44)
Apr 30, 2021
How Screens Contribute to Developmental Delays with Melissa Porcaro (#43)
Apr 27, 2021
Reset Your Child's Brain with Dr. Victoria Dunckley, Part 2 (#42)
Apr 20, 2021
Why There Is No Safe Smartphone with Anne Marie McDonald (#41)
Apr 16, 2021
How to Protect Your Kids From Viewing Pornography by Smith Alley (#40)
Apr 13, 2021
Teen Suicide Ideation and Social Media with Tessa Stuckey (#39)
Apr 09, 2021
Helping Your Children Avoid Screen Addiction with Tracy Markle (#38)
Apr 06, 2021
Reset Your Child's Brain with Dr. Victoria Dunckley, Part 1 (#37)
Apr 02, 2021
LIVE "Playstation Nation" Discussion (#36)
Mar 26, 2021
Candid Discussion About Gaming Addiction from a Former Gamer: Adam Brooker (#35)
Mar 23, 2021
Playstation Nation with Olivia Bruner, Part 2 (#34)
Mar 19, 2021
ADHD, Anxiety & Screen Addiction with Adrienne (#33)
Mar 16, 2021
Screen Addiction & Parenting with Dr. Sarah Domoff (#32)
Mar 12, 2021
Growing Up ScreenStrong with Andrew and Evan Hempe (#31)
Mar 09, 2021
Screen-Free Parenting with Meghan Owenz, Ph.D. (#30)
Mar 05, 2021
Playstation Nation with Olivia Bruner, Part 1 (#29)
Mar 02, 2021
LIVE "The Collapse of Parenting" Discussion (#28)
Feb 26, 2021
Your Daughter and Online Predators with Toni Ludlow (#27)
Feb 23, 2021
The Collapse of Parenting with Dr. Leonard Sax, Part 2 (#26)
Feb 19, 2021
A Fresh Practice for Positive Screen Habits with Tiffany Shlain (#25)
Feb 16, 2021
One Teen Shares Her Experience with Porn Addiction (#24)
Feb 12, 2021
The Science of Media Use and the Teenage Brain with Dr. Douglas Gentile (#23)
Feb 09, 2021
The Collapse of Parenting with Dr. Leonard Sax, Part 1 (#22)
Feb 05, 2021
LIVE "Breaking the Trance" Discussion (#21)
Jan 30, 2021
Eight Screen Tips for Distance Learning Success (#20)
Jan 29, 2021
Screen Impact on Early Childhood Education (#19)
Jan 26, 2021
ScreenStrong Stories with Special Guest: Jessica Ludlow (#18)
Jan 19, 2021
Three Personalities of the Screen Dependent Child with George Lynn (#17)
Jan 15, 2021
ScreenStrong Teens: Lydia (#16)
Jan 12, 2021
How to Reduce Screen Time in One Week (#15)
Jan 08, 2021
Parenting a Screen Dependent Child with Cynthia Johnson (#14)
Jan 05, 2021
Screen Use During the Holidays—ScreenStrong Families Q&A (#13)
Dec 18, 2020
ScreenStrong Stories with Special Guest: Dian Gibson (#12)
Dec 15, 2020
Non-Tech Gifts for the Holidays (#11)
Dec 11, 2020
Non-Tech Screen Activities with Sue DeCaro (#10)
Dec 04, 2020
Five Benefits of Low-Tech Learning (#9)
Dec 01, 2020
ScreenStrong Stories with Special Guest: Julie Christian (#8)
Nov 24, 2020
Go Game Free and Never Have Bored Kids Again! (#7)
Nov 17, 2020
Why Social Media Is NOT Smart For Middle School Kids (#6)
Nov 10, 2020
How to Become a ScreenStrong Family (#5)
Nov 06, 2020
Distance Learning & Tips for Teachers (#4)
Aug 28, 2020
ScreenStrong Quarantine Q&A (#3)
Aug 07, 2020
Screen Dependency Warning Signs (#2)
Jul 29, 2020
Screen Immersion Levels (#1)
Jul 29, 2020