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Healthy Screen Time for Families

Posted on May 24, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Many families have been struggling with managing screen time in their homes. It is important to consider several factors regarding the use of technology in your home. I have shared some resources below to help make decisions.

 

 

 

Your Child’s First Phone: Are They Ready? (American Academy of Pediatrics)

 

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Cell-Phones-Whats-the-Right-Age-to-Start.aspx


 

 

Kids & Tech: Tips for Parents in the Digital Age (American Academy of Pediatrics)

 

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Tips-for-Parents-Digital-Age.aspx


 

 

How can I help my child avoid eye and back strain from being on the computer? (American Academy of Pediatrics)

 

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/tips-tools/ask-the-pediatrician/Pages/avoid-eye-and-back-strain-from-the-computer.aspx?_ga=2.85105049.1699780078.1652216809-1568848915.1651001146&_gl=1*jybs79*_ga*MTU2ODg0ODkxNS4xNjUxMDAxMTQ2*_ga_FD9D3XZVQQ*MTY1MjIxNjgwOS40LjAuMTY1MjIxNjgwOS4w

 

 

 


My colleague and local psychologist, Dr. Anzalone, featured in the ABC special "Protect Our Children: Mental and Physical Stress" talking about the impact of screen time on kids and teens (last segment):

 

https://abc7ny.com/protect-our-children-abc7ny-wabc-tv-special/11769066/

 

 


Glow Kids Tech Addiction Research

 

http://www.drkardaras.com/research.html

 

 


Resources from: InfoaboutKids.org Developed by APA Divisions

 

https://infoaboutkids.org/relationships/screen-time/


 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope these are helpful.

Categories: children, meaningful living