Nowadays, kids are almost always on their smartphones, tablets, computers, etc. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, U.S. kids ages eight to twelve on average tend to spend around four to six hours daily watching or using devices with screens. In addition, teens in the U.S. spend up to nine hours of screen time.
Of course, most everyone enjoys screen time. However, as the parent, it’s wise to keep track of how long your child is on their device(s).
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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