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screen time for children


Is your child exposed to secondhand screen time?

February 17, 2020 10:36 am

Kids are exposed to screen time from an early age. By the age of eight, they have been found to consume the highest amount of screen time, especially if in home-based care or born to first-time mothers, according to a study.

Early-life screen time linked to reduced physical activity in kids: Study

January 30, 2020 10:49 am

These screen habits were recorded when the children were aged two and again at age three.

E-smog and excess screen time: New age parents, take notice

December 27, 2019 8:05 am

Research shows that children’s developing brains, eyes and bone marrow absorb electromagnetic radiation three to 10 times deeper than adults.

The Early Years: Screen time is behind more cases of kids with Social Communication Disorder

November 29, 2019 11:19 am

Here are suggestions on play activities with your toddler so that screen time can be completely eliminated. Play with stickers; settle the cupboards; help clean and play dentist with dolls. Play and enjoy the toddler years  - just no screen time!

'I got my kids back,' says mom who banned screen time

November 11, 2019 1:16 pm

Studies have shown how excess screen time can impact a child's well-being, from obesity, mental health issues to thinking and language skills. Screen time for more than an hour has been linked to lower brain development in preschoolers.

Screen time over an hour linked to lower brain development in preschoolers: Study

November 05, 2019 11:36 am

Besides, it also leaves lesser room for parents to spend quality time with their kids. "Kids who report five hours of screen time could have parents who use 10 hours of screen time. Put that together and there's almost no time for them to interact with each other."

This mom found a simple hack to keep her kids off mobile phones

October 22, 2019 9:23 am

In a social media post, the mother talked about her 'containment counter', where her kids have to leave their phones each night before going to bed.

Not all screen time affects your child's performance in school, says study

September 24, 2019 5:09 pm

Interestingly, the analysis found that overall screen time had no association with a child's academic performance. Of this, the time spent on watching television and playing video games, however, was linked to poor academic achievement.

More screen time is costing kids their imaginary friends, says survey

August 26, 2019 6:31 pm

"When children have free time to themselves, they find something creative to do with their mind, such as forming an imaginary friend."

'Better sleep, less screen time can reduce impulsivity in kids'

August 14, 2019 5:30 pm

Impulsivity is also a core component of disorders like ADHD, eating disorders, substance abuse and other behavioural disorders. If the child struggles with depression, impulsivity can increase pose greater risk to his or her safety.