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Screen Time Tracker App for Android and iOS

There are dozens of screen time tracking apps on the market, but none like this one. Keep track of your personal screen usage (not included in iOS version), as well as your family’s screen time, and connect with a community of nearly 100k members with this app! iOS (Apple) Screen Time Tracker LSTF App Download …

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How Screen Time Affects Behavior in Kids

How Screen Time Affects Behavior in Kids A common reason parents and caregivers decide to give limiting screen time a try is they are concerned about how screen time affects behavior. This is a valid concern. I am not one to compare the ingestion of screen time to drugs, however watching and interacting with screens …

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How Screentime Affects Sleep in Kids

How screentime affects sleep in kids One of the greatest struggles of parenting for many is bedtime. Making sure your child gets to bed at a healthy time, and gets a proper amount of sleep, is first and foremost for many parents. In this technological age, many parents may be wondering how screentime affects sleep …

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Can Background Noise Affect How Well Kids Concentrate?

What is background noise? Background noise, also referred to as ambient noise, is any sound other than the primary sound in setting. Though some people find it helpful for focus and concentration, most find it undesirable and distracting. Thus its sister-term, “noise pollution”. Many parents find the silence that fills the house in the calm …

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Spouse Disagrees With Your Screen Time Rules: What To Do?

What do you do when yours spouse disagrees with your screen time rules? Marital discord is just a fact of life. You are not always going to agree on everything. This can be a tricky situation when your spouse disagrees with your screen time rules, specifically the rules you have set for your children. So, …

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Speech Delays in Toddlers: Can TV be a Cause?

We all know people who will swear on their lives that watching TV has improved their toddler’s speech. There is evidence to the contrary, though; evidence that watching TV can actually contribute to speech delays in toddlers. Speech delays in toddlers Before we get into the evidence and what you can do to help your …

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