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Screen Time: How Much is Too Much for Your Kids?

by Jeana Lee Tahnk,

There are so many spectacular apps out there that promote everything from reading to stargazing. Those apps, in combination with the bounty of educational websites and TV shows, might have parents wondering, how much screen time is too much? While there is no straight and simple answer, here are some guidelines to take into account.


The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests kids ages two years old and younger be completely screen-free. All other children should get no more than two hours a day.

Read more via Screen Time: How Much is Too Much for Your Kids?.


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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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