As seen in Parent Herald: Kids Media - 5 Secrets to Make Screen Time Work For You
By Linsly Donnelly, SmartFeed,
"Just one more minute."
"Let me finish this one thing?"
"Can we watch this, Mom, puhleezze."
"Why can't I play that app/game? Everybody else does!"
As parenting pioneers in the "digital age", we've heard all this and more.
- Screen time = stress.
- Screen time = a battlefield.
- Screen time = crossing your fingers and hoping it doesn't go too far off the rails.
But, why does it have to be that way? For our parents, books didn't feel like landmines. They weren't suspicious of paper and crayons. Catching a glimpse of "Kids" shows didn't give our parents a coronary attack.
But, today, the combination of wildly varying children's programs and the jarring things our kids can stumble upon in commercials, in-app ads or site... Read more