How to Manage Your Child’s Screen Time

If your child is doing distance learning right now, then typical screen time rules might not apply in your house for the moment. But since most of us are spending a lot more time on screens lately, we thought it would be good to share some screen time tips for parents from Dr. Katherine Rivera of St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Find the media plan that works best for your family.

Resource: Family Media Plan from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

*Note: filmed before stay-at-home orders went into effect.

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