Children today grow up with a world of technology at their feet. Unfortunately, research shows that this new technology has taken a heavy toll on our children. According to the statistics, children spend an average of six to nine hours of screen time every day, with some children spending even more screen time than that. Because children spend more time watching … [Read more...] about The Negative Effects of Screen Time
Outdoor play has been declining for years, but maybe the pandemic can help turn things around. Children and adults are spending more time outside, where the risk of infection is lower compared to indoor spaces. However, there are many more reasons than that to get your kids out of the house. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children play outside as … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Guide to Outdoor Play
Social media is great for staying in touch with family and friends and finding deals from your favorite brands. However, there can be a downside. Internet searches for social media detox rose 314% this past year. That’s according to a Pinterest study of trends for the year 2020. Maybe you’re one of many adults trying to change your relationship with Facebook and other … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Try a Social Media Detox?