On the podcast this week, Elle and Abigail talk about the difficulties they, and many parents have, setting limits on screen time.
They view the issues that worry us most, from the addictive nature of screens to the disconnection, bartering, and bribery that seems to step up around them.
They wind up with some cute stories about screen times in their own families and move on to discuss some options for peaceful resolutions using tools that ease tension around screens between parents and children.
Covered in the podcast this week:
- Why are parents so confused about screen time?
- How much is too much? Finding a screen time plan that fits your family
- What we can do about screen time behavioral challenges, the whining, begging, upsets and aggression that is associated with screen time
- How to set limits on screen time and stick to them
Here's the free giveaway that Elle mentions, Setting Limits is About Connection Not Correction
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