How to Help Your Teen Safely Navigate Screen Time

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With remote learning, teens are spending more time in front of their digital screens more than ever before. Yet, teens still want their recreational screen time.


In this episode, Dr. Kimberly shares tips and thoughts about teens and screens. She also emphasizes the importance of frequent conversations about cyber-safety.


How do you set boundaries around your teen's digital devices? 


How can you help your teen get quality sleep and prioritize homework, exercise and chores before recreational screen time? 


When is your teen most vulnerable to online predators?  


These questions and more are answered in this episode.


Two valuable resources: 


1) The American Academy of Pediatrics has a free online tool for you and your teen to create a Family Media Plan with a Media Time Calculator.
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/media/Pages/default.aspx#wizard 


2) Common Sense Media (https://www.commonsensemedia.org/)

Keywords: Teens and Screens, Recreational Screen Time, Teens and Technology, Cyber-Safety, Dr. Kimberly Schehrer, Teens and Digital Devices

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