How Much Screen Time Do Your Kids Get Every Day?
As the parents of the first generation that will grow up with an iPhone in every hand (and only more technology as things get more advanced in the future) it’s hard to know exactly what balance we should strike between allowing our children to partake in “screen culture” and turning the screens off for some much-needed real-life interaction.
This concept is nothing new — parents have been limiting the time their kids spend watching TV for as long as TV’s been around. But one thing that many haven’t considered is how our own use of technology impacts our children.
One California mom decided to test a theory she had by putting down her phone and observing her own two children. What she found out contains an important message about technology and parenting.