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Media use recommendations for families – guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Summer is here, and many kids are enjoying their freedom from the structure and academic expectations of the school year.  For some families, this increase in free time can result in an unhealthy amount of increase in media use, which can be tempting to allow when the alternative is boredom and the associated complaining!  I hope the following information helps you create a plan for healthy media use for your family. -Donna Kirchoff, MD   The following information is from the October 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement “Media Use in School-Aged Children and Adolescents” – written by the…

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