Controlling screen time for kids – why it’s important

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Too much screen time for kids can result in disrupted sleep patterns, reduced self esteem, emotional problems and poor family functioning. Additionally, the time taken away from physical activities can lead to obesity (American Academy of Pediatrics). Whether or not you’re convinced that too much screen time or ‘Internet Use Disorder’ is an actual mental… Continue reading

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Family night ideas from HomeConnex

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Remember gathering around the kitchen table to play SORRY or Monopoly with your parents and siblings? Family Night was a special time when my parents gave us all of their attention without mentioning school performance, clean rooms or household chores. It was our family’s way of bonding through (affordable) relaxation and fun – and I… Continue reading

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