Kids and Sleep: ‘Screen Time’ Hurts Dream Time

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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How Much Video Game and TV Time Is OK for Children?

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