The average 8-10 year old spends nearly 8 hours a day using media. Thinking about your own children, how much of that time is being spent doing educational things with their connected devices and how much of that time is being spent on mindless entertainment?
Parents need to be savvy about how their children use their devices and setting smart parental controls. But parents also need to remember that children emulate their parents—if you’re on your smartphone throughout an entire dinner, how do you expect your kids will behave? On TODAY this morning I discuss these important #DigitalParenting issues, and offer advice for parents.