What if all pediatricians in the country have signs in the waiting room that said something like the following: "For children’s development, having times off screens is important. This doctor’s office is a ‘screen-free zone’ for kids."Read More
We recently conducted a small survey of people from our Screenagers email list. From the responses I have come up with 4 rules that I think households should strongly consider implementing.Read More
Tech Talk Tuesday #39
Does your teen sleep next to his/her phone?
A new meta analysis published in Jama Pediatrics confirmed how portable devices like cellphones and tablets are seriously affecting our children's sleep. Sleep is one of the biggest pediatric public health issues of our time. I hear this firsthand when I ask groups in the post screening discussions "who sleeps with their cellphones their room?" Most hands in the room go up.Read More