We are creators, not just consumers.

We are creators, not just consumers-in-training.

Here is a link to a great article from the blog Media Mom, Ph.D. As we noted in an earlier post about screen time, “According to the American Pediatrics Academy, infants and children under two should avoid television and other entertainment media, like touchscreens, because these years are the most crucial to a child’s development.  The APA states, “Studies have shown that excessive media use can lead to attention problems, school difficulties, sleep and eating disorders, and obesity.”  Older children should engage in entertainment media for no more than one or two hours per day.”

Check out Media Mom’s take on the latest devices targeting parents of infants and let us know what you think!

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