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8 Ways to get Kids to put their phones down

phoneSummer is here. Children are out of school. That means kids have more free time which equals more screen time. Studies are showing that increased screen time for children is linked to increased depression and other mental health issues.

Educate Empower Kids recently posted this blog about 8 ways to help reduce screen time. We especially like #2 because it fosters a discussion about screen time, why limits are important, and makes them a part of the solution.

Take a minute read the blog then put Your Phone down and go for #3 – a Family dinner with no phones.