Lets face it, we are well within the touch screen revolution. How many people do you know that DON’T have some kind of tablet or smartphone that their child plays on? Though we know your child isn’t necessarily playing mindless games—there are plenty of apps which incorporate “education”, one has to ask, “Are touch screens all good?” Or, should they be treated the same as television/computers and their use be limited (i.e. screen time)? To find out, Breezy Mama turned to Social Psychologist, Susan Newman, Ph.D., for answers.
Let’s start with screen times—what are the general guidelines for how much screen time (tablets and smart phones) kids should have? Should this be incorporated with TV and computer time as well? Can you break this down by age?
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