Screen Time Rules for Kids

Do you feel like you need some new screen time rules for your kids? There’s a good chance that your kids have consumed an increased amount of screen time during the pandemic. Whether it’s for work, school, or pleasure—we’ve all been home more and utilizing new devices in new ways. But what hasn’t changed is the self-blame and criticism we place on ourselves as parents for giving our children “too much” screen time. Because “good parents don’t let their kids have too much screen time.”  Right? Have you have internalized the message that the quantity of screen time your child consumes correlates with the quality of your parenting? I know that I have. From the earliest days of pregnancy, I indulged in books on brain development that touted the benefits of going screen-free in the early years. Therefore, in the first years of my parenthood journey, my son was screen-free. The post Screen Time Rules for Kids appeared first on Simple Families.

by Simple Families with Denaye Barahona Ph.D.