Screen time – where is the limit?

Sun 25 September 16

Boys are busting the limits recommended for screen time, sparking the continual debate about how much is too much? The Australian government has campaigned for a two-hour screen time limit for kids per day for many years, reasoning that anything more can have a negative impact on everything from sleep habits to concentration levels and fitness. However, new research from the Australian Institute of Family studies out this week found kids are spending far more time at screens than the two-hour limit promoted by tech experts and researchers. Boys aged 12-13 years are averaging three hours per weekday and four hours per weekend day at their screens, watching television, playing on computers and iPads, and on their phones. Many parents Click here to continue reading.

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