You thought that you would be safe giving your kids a little time with TV or the tablet or your phone. It seems harmless at first. It may start 15 minutes here and 30 minutes there. It moves to educational shows to silly apps that just occupy your kids while you cook dinner or have alone time. But, now you are beginning to struggle with how much time they are spending in front of the TV or spending playing on your phone or tablet. You are beginning to wonder if your phone belongs to you in more or you may have purchased a tablet for your kids and things are starting to get a little out of control. Honestly, it is not (it maybe harder).
Now is the time to set boundaries with their screentime. The sooner you start setting screentime rules for your kids, the better both of you will be in the end and a happier family for it. Check out our free printable to help you get started today. Download Screentime Rules.
Wife of one and mother of two (twins). Raising a family in the midwest. Lover of Netflix, crime shows and summer. Founder of The Expecting Mamas Network.