Dinner time: Surrender your cell phones to dad

Does this ever happen when your family gets together for a meal?

Does your family have rules for tech at the dinner table? Before meals, one father makes his children surrender their mobile phones to him -- even his adult children in their twenties.

Janell Burley Hofmann is a Cape Cod mother of five who helps us understand how to behave with technology. She tells Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson how one family handles tech etiquette.

About the author

Janell Burley Hofmann, is blogger and a Cape Cod mother-of-five.

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