Help reduce screen time with family activity kits

What can you—as an employer, a school, a child care provider, or another community-based organization—do to help families unplug at home and limit recreational screen time to a maximum of two hours per day?  Educating parents, children, and families about what is healthy—and what the consequences of excessive screen time are—is one strategy. But you can also support their efforts…

Father and daughter draw together

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Too much screen time? Get the facts, plus tips for cutting back

Excessive screen time is associated with increased risk for overweight and obesity, lower reading scores, and attention problems in school. But what constitutes “screen time” and what is excessive?  What is “screen time”? Screen time includes time spent watching TV, playing video games, using a computer, and using mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. “Recreational screen…

Family playing board games

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