Raising Boys provides Australian parents with information, tips and tricks to raising confident, happy young men. It focuses on each stage of a boy’s development, discussing the issues that matter most to your sons, including relationships and education. Raising Boys is also a forum for parents to chat to others about how to tackle issues which arise in the everyday lives of growing boys.
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.