Screen time advice

Help children balance screen time and adopt a healthy digital diet

 

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Getting screen time under control

Screen time can offer children opportunities to learn and develop new skills at a touch of a button but like anything, too much of it can have a negative effect on their wellbeing.

As children get older and more independent online, finding the right balance for your family can be challenging but the key is to think about it early on and set some clear boundaries around their online use.

Navigate our screen time hub to find out more about its impact on children, practical steps you can take to make it work for you and your child and resources available to support them.

Screen time age guides

See our new screen time age guides to help children get the best out of their screen time and adopt a healthy digital diet.

Parent’s top screen time tips

Adele Jennings from OurFamilyLife.co.uk shares her tips on managing screen time with her kids
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Creating a balanced digital diet with screen time tips

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Find out how screen time can affect your child development

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Protect your child

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