Less Screen Time and More Green Time

A recent study by the Seattle Childrenā€™s Research Institute appearing in the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent MedicineĀ discovered that almost 50% of preschoolers lacked even one parent-supervised outdoor play session per day. On average, children aged 10 to 16 now spend only 12.6 minutes a day on vigorous outdoor activity compared with 10.4 waking hours... Continue Reading →

Basking in Blue Light

This image is all too familiar, isn't it? Children staring at electronic screens---playing games, reading, or doing homework. What's not shown is a parent sitting across the table doing the same thing---playing games, reading, or working. Research is slowly revealing some of the dangers of electronic screens and I recently wrote an article on the... Continue Reading →

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