Pandemic Screen Time for Kids — How Much is Too Much?

Originally published at: Pandemic Screen Time for Kids — How Much is Too Much?

How do you define screen time for kids? Is it any time they’re focusing attention on their device? Or does it refer to something more specific, like when they’ve been scrolling TikTok for two hours and have tuned out the entire world? Do you count school and Zoom classes? What about reading on their Kindle before bed? These questions show just how complicated the concept of screen time is right now for families. Many parents are super concerned (and rightfully so!) about how much time their kids are spending online. They’re also worried what it could be doing…

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