How Much Screen Time is Too Much?

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/how-much-screen-time-is-too-much/

How much screen time is healthy for a teenager? It’s the question parents ask themselves constantly as they mentor their kids about the appropriate use of technology and social media. Every family’s decision around how much screen time is too much will vary, but key components are the same – all successful screen time management initiatives set clear expectations and establish consequences for failing to follow the family rules. The best way to embark on that journey with your family is to set up a technology contract, and then use a screen time management program to help support those efforts. Feel free to read the…