Screen time for kids is a major concern for parents, teachers and our community. The amount of information that is given about the dangers can create more fear or guilt for parents as they feel helpless in how to monitor screen time.
This is a crucial time for parents to be empowered to be in awareness of how screens are affecting family life that plays out in how our children function in the world. Technology is not going away and is all around us. Yet parents can be empowered to not be controlled by technology and empower your kids also to not fall victim to over indulging.
Today's radio show offers some tips on how to first of all know what you are modeling to your children about screen time and how to know what is best for you and your child.
Recognizing that every person is different and is affected differently means that as parents we need to be observant and in communication with our children about the effects of screen time.
To get you started, you may want to ask some questions and check in for what is working for you, your child and your family:
For more, tune in to the replay of Kids and Screen Time below.
Mary shares her desire to create different possibilities for families and individuals who are looking to live a more conscious and aware lifestyle. BE YOU Parenting is for parents who want to BE all that they truly BE and to allow their kids the same privilege.