Ways To Manage Screen Time In Teenagers

PCs, Macs, and smartphones have become household must-haves, with children spending hours upon hours on these devices

Here are some ways to manage screen time for teenagers

Role model healthy screen habits

Setting a good example will not only assist your children in reducing their media consumption, but also in establishing healthy media habits in the home

Make screen time a privilege

Teach your teen to finish their homework and duties before watching TV or playing on the computer

Encourage physical activity

Physical activities not only regulate screen time, but they also benefit your child physically and socially

Hold family meetings

Set up a family meeting to talk about screen time. Allow your teen to weigh in on the guidelines for screen time. Deal with issues and problem-solving as a group