According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, kids over the age of 2 should not be spending more than 2 hours a day in front of a mobile device or a TV. We definitely know that kids are not following AAP recommendations. In fact, Common Sense Media released a study indicating that children from the ages of 8-18 spend at least 7.5 hours a day with electronic devices.
On this episode of the Digital Parent Podcast, Denise DeRosa joins us once again to help parents determine the most appropriate screen time for kids during the summertime. Denise and I discuss how the summer is the prime time for predators to target teens on social media and apps.
Denise L DeRosa is the founder of Cyber Sensible, LLC, an expert in online safety, digital citizenship and a frequent speaker on parenting in the digital age. Cyber Sensible Consulting is dedicated to helping people harness the power and potential of a positive digital life. Here are some of the questions I asked Denise during the interview.
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Questions I Asked Denise About Summer Screen Time:
- How Can Parents Set up Summer Screen Time Rules?
- Should Parents Use Monitoring Software During the Summer?
- Is Playstation Pro The New Age Baby Sitter?
- How to Protect Your Child From Predators
- How to Keep Kids off Technology This Summer
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
- How Family Zone May Solve Your Screen Time Issues
- Why Tech Firms Need to Provide Solutions
- Dangers Involving Geotagging
- The Reason Summer Time is Prime Season for Cybercriminals
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Check out Denise Blog On Summertime Screen Time