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