Digital Technologies/Screens

Here’s Why You Should Care What Media Your Children Watch (Archived Pedcast)

 

 

 I am going to get a little personal with this installment of Portable Practical Pediatrics, I am going to tell you a real life story that happened to yours truly, when I was in high school, 10th grade to be specific that involved media exposure.  This story speaks directly to the question I posed in the title of this pedcast: should parents care about what media their children watch during childhood?  An important question for today’s parents to ponder. 

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New Screen Advice for Parents (Pedcast)

Looking for guidance for how your children should interact with those screens that are everywhere in today’s world? Then you’ve come to the right place.

 

Photograph by Gerd Altmann-Pixabay

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Playgrounds, No Parents Allowed (Archived Pedcast)

In this early episode of Portable Practical Pediatrics (originally posted July 2010), get a heavy dose of Doc Smo opinion that may change the way you think of sports for your children. According to Doc Smo, balancing structured and unstructured sports is an important task for parents and one that is often not done well. Give a listen. open your heart, and see if his message resonates.

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Here’s Why Parents Should Care What Media their Children Watch? (Pedcast)

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    Doc Smo here. Thanks for joining me today. OK, I am going to get a little personal with this installment of Portable Practical Pediatrics, I am going to tell you a real life story that happened to yours truly, when I was in high school, 10th grade to be specific that involved media exposure.  This story speaks directly to the question I posed in the title of this pedcast: should parents care about what media their children watch during childhood?  An important question for today’s parents to ponder so hang with me for this important edition of Portable Practical Pediatrics Continue reading