Screen Time Balance

You can find strategies for getting screens out of the bedroom from Dr Ruston: Ending Bedtime Madness, Do Your Preteen and Teens have Cell Phones in their Bedrooms, and several other Tech Talk Tuesdays about sleep.

Child using phone

Managing screen time is one of the biggest challenges parents today face. There are several Tech Talk Tuesdays that offer support for parents and practical steps they can take. Here are some TTT’s to check out.

Some tips to keep in mind:

  • Have an electronic curfew - a set time to put away electronic devices
  • Have a charging station away from the bedroom
  • Set time limits for screen activities like gaming and social media
  • Use screen time management functions and apps

Here are a few Tech Talk Tuesday posts that you might be interested in:

4 Key rules for reducing screen time, by Delaney Ruston, MD

Gaming, A New Approach, by Delaney Ruston, MD