Screen time and kids

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR) — The digital age has made screens more accessible and portable than ever. The full implications of screen time exposure to young children’s brains are still not fully known, but there is some concern that screen use could impact cognitive and language development.

Belinda Palacios, our parenting contributor, has more.

Challenge: Evaluate if screen time is replacing other things needed for balance (family time, reading, outings with friends, outdoor play, etc.). If they are then it is time to reset how often and how long screens should be used in the family.

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