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Screen Time Limits

November 8, 2021

After seemingly endless months of pandemic restrictions, lots of kids are used to relaxed screen time rules. But with a more normal school year underway and in-person activities picking up again, parents may be wondering if it’s time to return to stricter limits. And if it is, how do you help your children cut back — without starting an epic battle?

This week on childmind.org we have expert advice on making screen time rules work for your family in an evolving situation. How do you know if your child could benefit from less screen time? The answer starts with an honest look at your child’s overall wellness and how screens fit into the picture. It’s normal for kids to push back on new rules, but there are strategies you can use to get them on board and make the changes less stressful for everyone.

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