How to Create a Family Media Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How to Create a Family Media Plan

November 8, 2016

 

Creating a Family media Plan (benefits and tool)

 

Having a proactive approach to media has never been more important than it is today. You can not just turn off the TV as in years past. In today's world the internet, smart phones, tablets and TV are ever present in a child's environment. That is why taking the time to create a family media plan is the key to balancing screen time for your family.

 

Here are a few guidelines for a family media plan...

 

-Create a Family Media Use Plan

 

-It is important to set limits.

 

-Be a good example for your children

 

-For younger children limit screen time within guidelines 

 

-Create zones that are tech-free (for everyone). 

 

-Technology should not be used as a pacifier. 

 

-Spend the time to research Apps for your kids 

 

-Talk to your children about the dangers online: predators, sharing information and sexting

 

 

Click here for family media planning tool 

 

Sources: 

 

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/media/Pages/default.aspx 

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/10/21/498706789/no-snapchat-in-the-bedroom-an-online-tool-to-manage-kids-media-use

 

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2011/10/12/peds.2011-1753

 

https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/Pages/Children-And-Media-Tips-For-Parents.aspx

 

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