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We started Aro for our own families and we want to help yours.

It’s no secret that screen time is one of the biggest issues facing families today. And we’re not just talking about the kids! Joey and I both struggle with this amazing, captivating, infinitely-powerful tool that we call a smartphone.

We knew something had to change. We wanted to be better for our families and we wanted our families to be better.

So we created Aro. Aro leverages the science of habit formation and motivational design to ensure parents and kids don’t miss out on what’s most important by helping reclaim time spent on their phones.

We've seen the benefits in our own families, and now we want you to experience Aro in yours.

Heath Wilson & Joey Odom

Aro Ambassador

Kyle Wester

Husband | Father of 3

Tulsa, OK

Kyle Wester

I'm Kyle, a licensed professional counselor and Parenting Coach. I spent 7 years as an elementary school counselor and have been working with children for over 20 years. My wife, Sara, and I absolutely love being parents to our three amazing kids, who range from 7 to 14 years old. Together, we founded a counseling/coaching business called Parenting Legacy 10 years ago. Additionally, we produce and host a weekly podcast titled The Art of Raising Humans.

Q&A with

What attracted you to Aro?

We are super intentional about how we and our kids engage technology. We feel like Aro is another tool that could assist us in this!

What is the greatest piece of advice you have ever received?

The greatest indicator of what your children will become is not found in the knowledge you have but in the parent you are.

What’s your favorite book?

Lord of the Rings and Les Miserables

What are some our your favorite activities to do when you do put down your phone?

Reading, watching sports, playing board and card games with my kids.

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Give yourself some
digital space.

Find better phone-use rhythms so you can focus on a world outside of your phone.