Tag Archive: Screen Time

How to end screen-time battles with a Balanced Play Diet

Edited by Dr Amanda Gummer Many parents complain to us that it’s a real battle to get children interested in anything other than their tablets or mobile phones and we know how hard it can be at times, but screen time does have its place in a balanced play diet – it’s more about what you do…
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January 11, 2019 Tags:, , , , , , , , , , ,


5 Ways to tell if Educational Apps can Support your Child

 “Can Apps really be Educational?”   This is a question which many parents, including myself, have asked.  Our children are growing up in a society where tablets and phones are readily available to them.  Children are exposed to technology from a very young age, and we cannot escape the fact that it plays an important…
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May 28, 2015 Tags:, , , , , ,

A Little Video Gaming Could Have A Small Positive Impact

Parents often worry that video gaming may have a negative impact on the social and emotional development of their children, however a recent study by Oxford University suggested a link between a small amount of video gaming and well adjusted children, as reported by BBC News today: A little video gaming ‘linked to well-adjusted children’.  This does not…
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August 5, 2014 Tags:, ,