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12 New School Year Resolutions

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Establish Screen-Time Limits


Most of us are guilty of too much screen time these days, and children are especially hooked on their tech-y toys. Instead of playing outdoors, many kids reach for video games, tablets, and cell phones for fun. Set some firm rules on screen time, keep tabs on your child's technology and Internet use and safety, and encourage kids to play educational apps and online games rather than violent video games whenever possible.

Next: Be Firm About a Bedtime Routine

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