Screen Free Alternatives for Kids

We all know kids are spending too much time on screens. Instead of the cloud of shame hanging over you, learn how to take some screen free breaks and introduce some reasonable and practical home-based alternatives for your kids.

In this episode, you’ll learn the 3 primary effects on kids from too much screen time and what alternatives to offer them based on their age. According to Psychiatrist Victoria Dunkley, in her book Reset Your Child's Brain: A Four-Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raise Grades, and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen, she says 

 “It impacts their mood, behavior and cognition in the short term and in the long term, it affects how far children go in school, in relationships and in their careers”.

 

   

 

Check out our shop for tools that help you manage screen time, get your kids to pitch in around the house more, and take responsibility for their own morning and evening routines. We’ve got you covered!

Want to hear more from parents like you who are seeking self improvement and a better life for their children, too? Join the Thrive Community by Families of Character, our online Facebook Community where we support each other and offer resources that truly help. 

Don’t forget to opt in for our weekly email newsletter, too. We promise only to email you stuff that truly matters to parents! Every week we send free resources and tools that are guaranteed to help! 


Catch us on the social channels, too! We are on FB and Insta and would love to hear from you.


3 Steps for Managing Anxiety—How Moving Your Body Calms Your Mind

How to Develop Grit in Kids

What I Wish I Knew as a Young Parent—Prioritizing Relationships

article