Last time I reviewed how tv and video games can affect sleep. Smartphones need their own article. Smartphones are potentially more of a problem because
I probably don’t have to state this, but sleep is super important! Both the amount and quality of sleep are associated with cognitive functioning, memory,
The most common complaint I hear from parents is around screen use in their children and teens. The issue is that their child spends far
If you’re a parent, you’ll hopefully never experience it. As a provider, if you work with kids you will inevitably experience school refusal behavior. If
Whether you’re a parent whose child has difficulty attending school, or a school counselor or mental health professional trying to navigate this issue, you’re likely
Imagine for a second that your child suddenly stops going to school. What would you do? How would you try to get them out the house when they adamantly don’t want to? How would you stop them just playing video games or watching TV all day? How would you keep them up to date on schoolwork?