Tagged as Screen Time

Smartphones, tablets, and laptops provide us and our kids with a never-ending stream of possibilities for learning and entertainment—but we know that too much screen time can be dangerous for our health and well-being. Lost sleep, distracted workdays, waning attention spans, and even - teen depression - can result from spending too much time in virtual space. But the good news is there are lots of...
January 29, 2021
Blue light - , especially from electronic devices and LED lights, has been all over the news lately, primarily warning about sleep interference. However, there's real -urgency- to learn about light and your health —-especially those with aging eyes. Few people stop to think about light, much less the effects different colors of light can have on our bodies, moods, and overall health. Stepping outdoors...
November 25, 2020
Most of us spend more time staring at a screen than we’d care to admit. It’s easy to do; devices have become a big part of our daily lives. Too much of a good thing is never good, however, and our phones and tablets are no exceptions. All that screen time could be taking its toll on our attention spans. Screentime has a Detrimental Effect on Children - No matter their age, children need strict limits...
June 8, 2020
Tablets and phones offer a world of entertainment and information many of us didn't have access to as children. This affords them opportunities we never knew—but where is the line? - Too much time spent on phones, tablets and other devices can have lasting effects on children's health. Kids may experience both physical and mental health effects. So how do we protect them without making them fall behind...
September 5, 2019
A story by Riley Rose, age 6... Once upon a time there was a family and they all had phones even the baby. But one day the mailman plopped a chest of gold and you only have it for one day. But the parents were too busy to put things in their wallet. The next day the mailman took the chest. The next day they packed for vacation but they forgot the phone. They went on vacation and had shakes and chocolates...
August 16, 2018
An interview with mindfulness expert and creator of Hot Mess to Mindful Mom, Ali Katz. Q:- In your newest book - “ - Get the Most Out of Motherhood: a Hot Mess to Mindful Mom Parenting Guide - ” - you talk about Digital Detoxing and why this is so important. Can you give us some insight into this topic which seems to be on everyone - ’ - s mind? - A:- I love this topic so much. Many of my clients began...
October 21, 2017