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Beyond 'turn it off': How to advise families on media use

posted Nov 12, 2015, 2:02 PM by   [ updated Nov 12, 2015, 2:20 PM ]
2 stands for 2 hours or less of recreational screen time in the Let's Go! message. In a time of high screen time availability, how can parents tackle media usage? Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) convened a Media Research Symposium in May and developed a set of tips for parents on children's media use. Parents may find this helpful in reducing the amount of recreational screen time your child receives.

Here are some additional tips for families from the Let's Go! tool kit: