Keeping an eye on screen time – An interview with Dr. Gortmaker

In a recent interview with the Harvard Gazette, Dr. Steve Gortmaker discussed screen time, obesity, and our Outsmarting the Smart Screens guide for parents: First there was too much TV, then computer and video-gaming addictions. Today, the proliferation of smart screens gives kids a three-in-one box, portable enough to be watched from anywhere, out of sight of … Continue reading “Keeping an eye on screen time – An interview with Dr. Gortmaker”

“Outsmarting the Smart Screens” Guide featured in NY Times, Today.com

Our Outsmarting the Smart Screens guide, a resource to help parents take control of their children’s screen time, was recently featured in the New York Times’ Well Column: “How to Cut Children’s Screen Time? Say No to Yourself First:” Two experts at the Harvard School of Public Health, Steven Gortmaker and Kaley Skapinsky, offer a free … Continue reading ““Outsmarting the Smart Screens” Guide featured in NY Times, Today.com”

Outsmarting the Smart Screens!

New tools and resources from the PRC to help limit children’s screen time. We frequently hear from parents about the challenges of limiting the amount of time children spend in front of the television, computers, video games, smartphones, and tablets. Technology can be educational and fun. But, children are spending more and more time in … Continue reading “Outsmarting the Smart Screens!”