NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Getting your kids to look up from their electronics is getting tougher than ever.

Children are glued to their tablets and cellphones and spending less quality time with their families.

So how do you turn the tide on digital distractions in your home?

Parenting expert and author Gigi Schweikert stopped by the CBS2 studios to offer some tips on how to reclaim your family and turn the focus back on each other.

“As much as it feels like we’re more connected than ever, in fact on the surface we may be, but underneath we’re not,” Schweikert told CBS2’s Andrea Grymes.

To watch the full interview, click on the video player above.

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