Screens. They have this magnetic force drawing us to stay plugged in for long periods of time. Kids are no exception to this rule. In fact, they are more susceptible if they lack limits. Screen time rules have been a popular topic of discussion in our house ever since the kids got their own devices.
Last summer, I believed I had the end all be all screen time rule. In a nutshell, the kids waited till 2pm to get their devices, leaving the morning free for their imagination. They came up with activities, played together as a group and didn’t get sucked into the vortex of addictive behavior.