Screen Time
& Tech Use

It’s All About Balance

Limits = LOVE

From preschool to high school, technology is an important, useful part of kids’ lives. It offers so many benefits! From entertainment to staying connected with family and friends, supporting education to opening up the world, we all love tech! 

But, just like the healthy limits we have to put on other things we enjoy – like snacks and sweets – we need to have limits in this area too. In fact, when it comes to tech time, limits = LOVE!

 

 

Helping Kids Make Good Decisions

One of the most important things we can teach our kids is how to make healthy, thoughtful decisions – a skill that every adult needs to succeed in life. The earlier kids start to learn the basics, the stronger those skills will be in adulthood. Talking with kids about how to manage tech time empowers and encourages them.

Tips, Tools & Resources

Navigating all the complexities of how tech usage affects kids at various ages, how to set appropriate limits, and how to recognize the signs of too much tech time can feel overwhelming. That’s why we’re here! Below, you’ll find a wealth of resources – articles, videos and other information – to help you establish screen time limits with your kids.

Teens & Tech

Adults parenting teens must navigate the balance between independence and oversight when it comes to tech use. These resources include articles, videos and links to other information that provide guidance on helping teens make healthy choices.

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Older Kids, Tweens & Tech

From ages 8-12, tech usage expands into social connection and exploration. These resources include articles, videos and links to other information to help you guide your older kids to good screen time choices.

Many parents are looking for original ideas for screen-free activities for kids. Here are 50 ideas to help you strike a balance with your screen time.

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Want to reduce screen time? Try setting screen limits and creating screen-free bedrooms. Learn a few more tips here.

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Checking your phone has become both habit and a necessity to manage work and family life. But, all this multitasking could also hurt your young child’s ability to learn.

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Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it). Trusted movie ratings created with families in mind.

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​​In a world where children are “growing up digital,” it’s important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship.

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It’s true that what we say on social media stays forever…

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A child spends nearly 9 hours a day online. Instead try out one of these active suggestions…

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The transition to an online environment has been tough for many, especially for kids…

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It’s hard to keep up with all the apps kids are using these days, but it’s important to know these 11 social media red flags…

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You have to be careful with any type of screen time you choose for your kids…

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This interactive activity book is a fun way for parents and kids to work together on right-sizing their screen time…

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Article featuring tips to help better manage technology use in your home.

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Website containing information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology.

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Experts give advice on everything from screen time and sexting to cyberbullying and digital reputation management. 

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Creating a Family Media Plan can help you and your children set media priorities that matter most to your family.

Read More >>

Now that many after-school programs are out of the question, parents need something to keep their kids learning and out of trouble.

Read More >>

Getting your kids to unplug from online may seem impossible, but it can have a positive impact on the whole family…

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Many teens are using the increasingly popular app, YOLO…

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FaceApp’s viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously…

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Younger Kids & Tech

These resources include articles, videos and links to other information about how tech impacts children from birth to early elementary school and best parenting techniques for safe tech time at these young ages.

Many parents are looking for original ideas for screen-free activities for kids. Here are 50 ideas to help you strike a balance with your screen time.

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Want to reduce screen time? Try setting screen limits and creating screen-free bedrooms. Learn a few more tips here.

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Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it). Trusted movie ratings created with families in mind.

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Media in all forms can affect how children feel, learn, think and behave. However, as a parent, you are still the most important influence.

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​​In a world where children are “growing up digital,” it’s important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship.

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It’s true that what we say on social media stays forever…

Read More >>

A child spends nearly 9 hours a day online. Instead try out one of these active suggestions…

Read More >>

The transition to an online environment has been tough for many, especially for kids…

Read More >>

You have to be careful with any type of screen time you choose for your kids…

Read More >>

This interactive activity book is a fun way for parents and kids to work together on right-sizing their screen time…

Read More >>

While we’re still in COVID times, many of us will be spending the holidays on zoom…

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There are endless ways to make snowy, cold days more fun for both you and the kids…

Read More >>

Article featuring tips to help better manage technology use in your home.

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Website containing information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology.

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Experts give advice on everything from screen time and sexting to cyberbullying and digital reputation management. 

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