The New Battle: Parents and Screen Time

Now that we are securely ensconced in summer, the battle between parents and children over how much time kids spend on their devices has taken on a new dimension – especially if both parents are working. It is easy to get lost behind the screen, ignore the outdoors (and one another), and realize that half the day has passed. To help parents, we have collected articles and resources that might help in the battle for the minds of our children.

Parents’ Screen Time Is Hurting Kids – The Atlantic

Podcast – Parenting: Screen Time and Your Family

I Embraced Screen Time With My Daughter—and I Love It – WIRED

Parents, Check Your Own Screen Habits – NPR

The Darker Side of Screen Time: Life Kit – NPR

Screen Time Parent Concern – Common Sense Media

Forget Screen Time Rules — Lean In To Parenting Your Wired Child, Author Says – NPR

How Should Parents Interpret Screen-Time Recommendations? – The Atlantic


photo source – Parenting magazine