Kids & Tech Time: 4 Tips to Help Parents Teach Boundaries on Technology & Screen Time! by Kelly Wonderlin

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2 years ago
Kids & Tech Time: 4 Tips to Help Parents Teach Boundaries on Technology & Screen Time!

When kids tune into technology, they may become hooked and it can be a nightmare to get them to unplug from it. Here are four tips to help! 

  1. Set limits. Before you even hand your kid a device, let them know exactly how much time they have on that device. 
  2. Set rewards. When your child does something good, allow them to earn screen time on one of their favorite devices. 
  3. Not every day! Do not let your child have screen time daily. Figure out a schedule and stick to it.
  4. Be an example! Take a look at yourself. Do YOU watch TV daily? Play on the iPad too much? Constantly on your cell phone? 

Technology is great, but all in moderation - for everyone!

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Thanks for these great tips. We adults need to be mindful of #4!
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Totally agree, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead, these tips by Kelly Wonderlin are a must-read for parents of kids in the digital age!

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