Struggling to limit your child’s screen time? Discover practical tips for reducing their device usage without going cold turkey.
Learn what the guidelines are for how much screen time kids should get, and check out these tips for managing kids’ screen time.
Is there room in kids’ outdoor time for screens and apps? Learn how some Canadian programs are using tech to enhance experiences in nature.
Even if your kids enjoy screen time, it doesn’t always have to be sedentary. These apps and websites will get kids active.
Instead of fighting kids about their screen use, try these small and realistic changes to form healthy family habits around screens.
If you’re trying to reduce your kids’ screen time while avoiding another family feud, here are some tips to help get you started.
When managing your tween’s summer screen time, the goal is teaching them about balance and self-regulation. Here are some tips.
If you’d like to limit screen time for your kids but aren’t sure where to start, here are five places you can easily make screens off-limits.
Setting screen time limits for our kids can be a struggle. The good news is there’s a range of apps and tools that can help.
In today’s world, kids have all kinds of nudges not to move. With this simple recipe, we can help them develop a love of physical activity.
The latest version of the Nintendo console offers many fun exergames—active games that incorporate body movements into gameplay.
These tips will help you get your kids off their screens, make a plan for managing screen time, and encourage them to get active.
It’s one thing to talk about limiting screen time, but another to actually do it. So we asked our readers how you keep your kids active and off screens.
Here’s my opinion on a few of the most popular channels—plus some tips to get the most out of YouTube yoga with your kids.
It can be difficult to keep time on screens—from computers to TV to tablets—in check. Here are some tips for how to do it.
Managing screen time isn’t just something parents need to do for their kids. It’s also something we need to do for ourselves.
Even these elite athlete need a little help to make sure screen time doesn’t get in the way of getting enough sleep.
We live in a world overflowing with technology. Cars talk to us, phones entertain us, houses are “smart,” and wristwatches monitor our vitals. Are we living in Brave New World or 1984? Whichever we imagine, one thing is certain: our attachment to technology strains our connection with nature. Staying connected to the natural world is … Continued
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines on “physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under five years of age.” Specifically, it provides recommendations for sedentary screen time, suggesting no more than one hour per day for children ages two to four. The guidelines were developed by a WHO panel of experts … Continued
Early results from groundbreaking research hoping to understand the effects of screen time on kids’ brains are now available. The verdict? Children’s brains are growing older, faster. Basically, MRI scans of kids “who use smartphones, tablets, and video games more than seven hours a day” (Cooper, 2018) show premature thinning of the brain’s cortex, according … Continued
Non-partisan private member’s bill expected to get support
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Member of Parliament for Newmarket-Aurora, Kyle Peterson, has tabled a novel motion in the House of Commons. If approved, Bill M-206 would instruct the Standing Committee on Health to study the levels of fitness and physical activity of Canadian youth. According to Peterson’s motion, the study would also take into consideration the social, economic, cultural, … Continued
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