Back-to-School: Managing Kids' Screen Time


Given the growing amount of screen time that children have at school, it’s more important than ever for parents to help their children set limits. Doreen Dodgen-Magee. a psychologist and author of book Deviced! Balancing Life and Technology in the Digital World, joined us with ways to set boundaries with big battles.

  • Stay moderate in their technology dependence.
  • Be actively engaged in their embodied lives.
  • Keep their focus and in-person communication skills in tact.
  • Develop a clear and straightforward plan as a family. Buy in is crucial.
  • Be diligent and realistic about establishing good norms. Consistency in the early days is crucial.
  • Offer enticing embodied alternatives.
  • Watch your own modeling. What you do speaks louder than what you say!

For more information, visit Doreen's website.