Resources on Excessive Use of Electronic Devices by Children

Excessive use of electronic devices by children is detrimental to their health and well-being. A recent New York Times article “Screen Addiction is Taking its Toll on Children” generated over 600 comments and prompts parents to consider how to keep children moving and learning during the summer when it is hot. What do you suggest to families?
American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations:

https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/pages/media-and-children.aspx

National Institutes of Health recommendations: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000355.htm

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