6 Tips to Cut Back on Your Child's Screen Time

Set Clear Guidelines

Establish and communicate clear rules and consequences for screen time to your child.

Be a Role Model

Limit your own screen time to set a positive example for your child.

Create Screen-Free Zones

Designate certain areas, like the dining room and bedrooms, as screen-free zones to encourage family interaction and better sleep.

Plan Alternatives

Offer a variety of non-screen activities such as outdoor play, board games, reading, or arts and crafts.

Schedule Screen Time

Allocate specific time slots for screen use to help your child understand when it's appropriate.

Use Parental Controls

Take advantage of device settings to limit access and set content filters.

Monitor Content

Be aware of what your child is watching or playing to ensure age-appropriate and values-aligned content.

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