Collected thoughts on Screen Time

screentime

Screen time is modern parent’s lingo for how much time a kid spends looking at a screen, be it tv, computer, ipad, ipod or any other screened device. It’s a topic of consideration and conversation for parents, teachers and parenting experts; How much is too much? What is it doing to a child’s brain? Family life? Social skills? Eyes? Posture?


But there is another side to all the doom and gloom!

“Parents who spend more time playing video games with their kids have much stronger real life relationships with them” (research cited)

Thanks to Kim for her help with this round-up. Check out her author blog, and Rarest Kind of Best: Talking about children’s books and films. Useful information for parents.