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125: The good and bad of screen-time for child health and development - The PedsDocTalk Podcast

I welcome Penny Merenge, a Nurse Practitioner, a passionate advocate for early childhood education and digital wellness, and founder of @screens_n_kids to discuss how to balance screen-time to protect the mental and physical health of our children. We discuss: The SPOIL method and how it relates ...

Episode 125: The good and bad of screen-time for child health and development

I welcome Penny Merenge, a Nurse Practitioner, a passionate advocate for early childhood education and digital wellness, and founder of @screens_n_kids to discuss how to balance screen-time to protect the mental and physical health of our children.

We discuss:

  • The SPOIL method and how it relates to child development
  • Why we don’t love the term “screen-time rules”
  • Some things to consider when choosing to use screens
  • Times to consider limiting screens

 

For more, listen to episode 111 and 118

Find Penny Merenge online at screensnkids.com and on Instagram @screens_n_kids.

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