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Calling all middle-school parents: It may be now or never to set screen-time limits

If you have a middle-schooler who loves their devices - and don’t they all? - you need to be across new findings that show that right now is the best time to set limits on screen-time, especially when it comes to bedtime use. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | sleep | sleep deprivation
Screen-time and sleep (or lack thereof): What the science tells us

Getting a good night’s sleep, it seems, is going the way of AM radio and dial-up internet. But are screens really to blame? We examine the evidence.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | sleep | sleep deprivation | bedtime
How early should you put your kids to bed?

How early should you put your kids to bed?

 
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She's still struggling to get her son to sleep through ... and he's 17.

Research shows that the rate of sleep disorders among teens has nearly doubled since 2013. Experts say social media and phone use is significantly to blame.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | teens on social media | screen hygiene | sleep deprivation | teen brain
Is "teen brain" really a thing?

A new book is subtitled “why screens are making your teenager depressed, anxious, and prone to lifelong addictive illnesses - and how to stop it now.”

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | sleep | screens in school | screen hygiene | sleep deprivation
Helping kids think before they act: the simple strategies every parent needs to know

Their bodies move before their brains - they act before they think. Is that lack of impulse control  a hallmark of ADHD? Or just being a normal kid? And what, if anything, can you can do to help them along?

 
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Screen-time and sleep: It's an eye-opener

You’ve fetched the fuzzy slippers. You’ve laid out the flannel jammies. You’ve warmed up the Milo. But if you really want to set your child up for a good night’s sleep, there’s one more bedtime accessory you might need to consider.

 
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Back-to-school anxiety, and how to handle it

Tears, tummy-aches, tantrums on Monday morning are tough for parents to handle. But they’re even harder on kids suffering from anxiety at back-to-school time.

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