If screens are kept at an arm’s length, measures of well-being tend to improve.
As their kids get older, should parents should be more – not less – vigilant?
How much is too much screen time for kids?
For decades, parents have fretted over 'screen time,' limiting the hours their children spend looking at a screen. But as times change, so does media... and how parents should (or shouldn't) regulate it.
Parents should be involved in their children’s use of electronic devices.
Parent and child with tablet via shutterstock.com
The lead author of a new American Academy of Pediatrics statement summarizes important guidelines for children's use of electronic devices.
The amount of time kids are spending on mobile devices is increasing.
Kids who watch educational programs such as 'Sesame Street' show better academic skills. But this does not mean all children can learn from educational media.
How much screen time should kids get?
Yan Chi Vinci Chow
Research shows that preschool children take characters from popular television shows and movies and blend them together to create complex oral stories.