Balancing Screentime During a Pandemic

Jan 20, 2021 | Studying Tips, Video Blog

Anyone else feeling guilty just reading the title of this video?

Yeah, us too!

The first tip we want to mention is to let go of that guilt! We are all doing the best we can right now. And that’s not just from me, but many researchers and experts are saying that right now. We need to cut ourselves some slack!

This video is not a complete list of research on screens, but just some themes I compiled to help guide the conversations in my house about screen time. I hope you’ll find them helpful as you consider what’s best and working for your house, knowing that there is no one perfect answer. Context matters, and we all have different contexts/households.

Additional Resources

I’ve also put together a small resource roundup to get you started in your thinking.




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