A new study finds too much screen time is bad for your preschooler’s development. Our pediatrician gives tips for setting limits and finding other activities they’ll love.
Because infants become so transfixed on the TV screen, they stop doing anything and everything else and ultimately, they miss out on human interaction and the opportunity to explore their new and exciting world.
A recent study showed that those who watch five hours or more of TV per day had a higher risk of dying from a blood clot. Taking breaks for movement is important prevention.
It’s easy to assume that if your child is doing a sedentary activity, like watching TV or playing a video game, that he’s unwinding for bed. But not all sedentary activities are created equal. To help your child get a good night’s sleep, experts say avoid “screen time” – any time spent in front of … Read More
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There’s no escaping screen-centered media these days. As parents, we see video games, computers and television occupying far too much of children’s time. And with research pointing out the negative effects of too much screen time — a sedentary lifestyle, lack of interest in schoolwork, reduced social interaction, even violent behavior — it’s no wonder … Read More