TV Turnoff Week

TV Turnoff Week is April 20th through the 26th.Did you know that kids who watch TV, play on the computer, and play video games a lot are risking a lifetime of health problems? It’s a proven fact: too much screen time is associated with:

  • violent behavior
  • poor school performance
  • lower reading scores
  • sleep pattern disturbances
  • being overweight
  • consumption of junk food
  • bad habits later in life (like tobacco and alcohol abuse)

Although some screen time can be educational and even encourage physical activity, it’s all too easy to get sucked in. Help your kids find other things to do

View the complete article Limit Screen Time for Healthier Kids