How Much is Too Much #ScreenTime For Our Kids?

Ask any parent how much time their child spends on their iPad, iPhone or their computer and they will inevitably say, “Way too much time – for sure!” But how much time really IS too much time? We can enumerate the benefits; it’s a great teaching tool, “My child learned the alphabet and colors before he even entered pre-school thanks to the iPad…,” and “How would we ever keep in touch with our family out-of-town if it weren’t for the iPad?” There is no doubt that technology is an incredibly beneficial tool that enables us to do wonderful things, like talk in real-time to friends and family who live across the country. But, like all really good things, too much can be detrimental – technology and screen time are no exceptions.

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