Check out this NPR article about the value of parents limiting their screen time. Face to face time with our kids is an essential component of child development. Here is an interesting quote from the article:
And when parents focus on their digital world first — ahead of their children — there can be deep emotional consequences for the child, Steiner-Adair says. "We are behaving in ways that certainly tell children they don't matter, they're not interesting to us, they're not as compelling as anybody, anything, any ping that may interrupt our time with them," she says.
Let your kids know they matter by spending quality time interacting with them face to face and put down your phones and tablets while you do it.
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