How to build healthy digital habits for kids

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Ayesha Yon

143 days ago
How to build healthy digital habits for kids Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

While there are benefits to screen time for children, too much TV can have a negative impact on their development.

To learn more about this, Tracey Lange spoke to Digital Health and Wellbeing Coach, Dr Marlena Kruger.

During their learning and development time, they must experience the world with all their senses to optimise their development and learning opportunities

Dr Marlena Kruger, Digital Health and Wellbeing Coach

If they are in front of screens, they can't experience the real-life and real-world with all their senses and they also don't move.

Dr Marlena Kruger, Digital Health and Wellbeing Coach

Movement is really critical to developing their neural networks so that they will be in a better position to strike a healthy balance in real life in our tech emerged world

Dr Marlena Kruger, Digital Health and Wellbeing Coach

For more on how and why to tear your children away from screens, listen to Tracey Lange's chat with Dr Marlena Kruger in the audio below.

Tune in to Tracey Lange's Mid-Morning show, Monday to Friday between 9am - 12pm!

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

This article first appeared on KFM : How to build healthy digital habits for kids

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