53 min

Should You Worry About Kids' Screen Time in This Pandemic? with Anya Kamenetz Authentic Parenting

    • Mental Health

How can you set limits around screen time without feeling guilty? What to do when your kid has an explosive reaction when screen time is over? How much is too much and what kind of content is ok? Is Tik Tok inherently bad? Will violent video games cause aggression in kids?
These and other important questions in this episode with an education correspondent for NPR and the author of The Art of Screen Time: Digital Parenting without Fear Anya Kamenetz. 
With social distancing limiting our ability to connect and physically interact, daily screen time has increased in our lives. 
And even before the COVID-19 global pandemic, there were concerns about what screen time is doing to our health. But screens are not inherently bad. And I’m definitely not against them. 
My advice to you is: 
Use common sense and your own best judgment, know your child, your family, your needs. Prioritize human connections and emotions. Spend time together without screens daily. Protect sleep. Be sure kids have other activities besides screens during the day. It's all about balance.  Be a good role model yourself.  
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ABOUT ME
I help overwhelmed, frustrated parents who want to parent differently than their parents, make sense of their early childhood experiences, connect to their authentic self and their children on a deeper level, reduce stress, bring more ease, calm and joy into their lives by yelling less, and practicing non-punitive discipline.
 
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With gratitude,
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Parent Educator, Keynote Speaker, Author
www.authenticparenting.com

How can you set limits around screen time without feeling guilty? What to do when your kid has an explosive reaction when screen time is over? How much is too much and what kind of content is ok? Is Tik Tok inherently bad? Will violent video games cause aggression in kids?
These and other important questions in this episode with an education correspondent for NPR and the author of The Art of Screen Time: Digital Parenting without Fear Anya Kamenetz. 
With social distancing limiting our ability to connect and physically interact, daily screen time has increased in our lives. 
And even before the COVID-19 global pandemic, there were concerns about what screen time is doing to our health. But screens are not inherently bad. And I’m definitely not against them. 
My advice to you is: 
Use common sense and your own best judgment, know your child, your family, your needs. Prioritize human connections and emotions. Spend time together without screens daily. Protect sleep. Be sure kids have other activities besides screens during the day. It's all about balance.  Be a good role model yourself.  
BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE SHOW
1. With your support we can continue the production of the podcast uninterruptedly.
You can choose a level of support on Patreon.com by becoming a patron.
2. One time donations are also deeply appreciated.
Give from the heart now.
 
FULL SHOW NOTES
www.authenticparenting.com/podcast 
 
WANT TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR LISTENING EXPERIENCE? 
Download the Easy Start Guide PDF with clickable links to past podcast episodes (over 160) grouped by category.
East Start Guide>>>http://eepurl.com/ggtWk1
 
ABOUT ME
I help overwhelmed, frustrated parents who want to parent differently than their parents, make sense of their early childhood experiences, connect to their authentic self and their children on a deeper level, reduce stress, bring more ease, calm and joy into their lives by yelling less, and practicing non-punitive discipline.
 
WORK WITH ME
Listeners of the podcast get 10% on my coaching services. 
I would be thrilled to support you in your parenting journey!
Click here to get started with my Introductory (3 Sessions) Package or REAL Change Package - 6 Private Coaching Sessions-worldwide! :) Court-Ordered Parenting Classes (in person NJ, NY,and PA residents only)   
YOUR FEEDBACK IS VALUABLE!
Do you have a comment, question, or a takeaway about this episode or the podcast in general?
 
USA listeners call 732-763-2576 right now and leave a voicemail. International listeners use the FREE Speak Pipe tool on my website. Add your voice. It matters! Email: info@authenticparenting.com  
RATE & WRITE REVIEW FOR THE SHOW
Watch this quick video tutorial on YouTube to how rate and write a review for the podcast on Apple Podcasts.
 
SUBMIT YOUR PARENTING QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED IN THE SHOW:
Voicemail: 732-763-2576 Speak Pipe for sending audio messages Email: info@authenticparenting.com  
CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Authentic Parenting on Facebook Instagram  
NEED PARENTING SUPPORT?
Join the Authentic Parenting FREE online community Thanks for listening!
 
With gratitude,
Anna Seewald, M.Ed, M.Psy
Parent Educator, Keynote Speaker, Author
www.authenticparenting.com

53 min