Raising Children Responsibly in the Digital Age American Psychological Association (APA) Touchscreen use among children is ubiquitous. But how much is too much, and is there an age before which you shouldn’t hand a child a smartphone or tablet? Roberta Golinkoff, PhD, discusses how this relatively new technology can help young children learn and why it’s different from television and books.
How to help overweight kids get healthier Mayo Clinic Childhood obesity affects more than 12.7 million U.S. children and adolescents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, pediatric psychologist Dr. Bridget Biggs offers ideas for promoting healthy living at your house.