Fascinating article from the parent’s point of view, dealing with children’s screen-time. What role does parents screen use play in this??
Main studies include:
- Screen-Time Guidelines Aren’t Set in Stone
- Devices at Bedtime Really Aren’t a Good Idea
- Signs Your Child Might Be Addicted to Tech
- Reading with Your Children Has a Big Impact
- Maybe WE Have the Screen-Time Problem
From the author:
“Screen time is one of the biggest headaches in my parenting life, and it’s only gotten more stressful as my two sons have gotten older and more capable with consoles, tablets, and computers. In fact, the overriding theme of Christmas 2017 in my house was a running battle over screen time.
At least it was an educated battle, from my perspective.
Over the past couple of years of writing about kids and technology, I’ve encountered a number of screen-time studies that challenged some of my assumptions and changed my parenting approach in this area. Here are six that continue to strike a chord.” -Stuart Dredge
Stuart Dredge is a freelance journalist and contributing editor to Guardian Technology, specializing in apps, mobile content and digital music.
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