Raising Your Child in a Digital World:

Finding a healthy balance of time online without techno tantrums and conflict

Month: November 2012

How much screen time for children?

Nov 28, 2012
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So how much screen time is appropriate for children? As a children’s technology researcher one of the most frequent questions I am asked by parents relates to ‘screen-time’, or what I refer to as ‘media-time’. Parents ask this question with trepidation, often fearful of my response. In this blog post I will outline the current […]

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Best Book Apps for Children

Nov 23, 2012
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There is no better gift you can give than a love of reading. So why not ‘gift’ apps as Christmas gifts? Not only are many book apps educational, but they are also quick and easy to ‘gift’. Plus, you will be sure that they are one gift that will be used, well after Christmas Day. For […]

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Why Screen-Time SHOULDN’T Matter

Nov 19, 2012
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The title of this blog is NOT a typo. I am going to share some reasons as to why I think that we shouldn’t focus on ‘screen-time’. As someone who is interested in young children’s use of technology and its impact on their development, parents frequently ask me about how much ‘screen-time’ is appropriate for […]

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