PODCAST EPISODE 7 | Screen Time
PODCAST SERIES: Surviving home isolation through COVID-19 with the whole family
With all of us juggling roles around parenting, educating from home, working from home and managing additional stress of home isolation we have a free resource that may help. We have recorded a podcast on a series of topics with our expert therapy team. We share our tips and ideas to help you get through this time on topics such as why routines are important and how to create them, the importance of physical activity and ideas for small spaces, what movement breaks are and why they are important, how to calm kids when anxious or excited, supporting language and literacy at home and screen time pros and cons. Please share this link with your friends and family.
KEY POINTS OF THIS EPISODE
- Screen time is addictive for some children. Sometimes it can impact behavior negatively.
- Strategies such as timers, rewards, and incentives can be used to restrict screen time. Make sure your child has an exit plan.
- Build a healthy overall daily routine.
Moderation and balance is the key. Your child may benefit from a specialised plan.
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