Sara Gable, Ph.D., State Specialist & Associate Professor, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, University of Missouri Extension
National Screen-Free Week is an annual celebration of the magic of being unplugged. During this week, parents, children, teachers and others across the country turn off screen media — including TVs, video games, computers, tablets, e-readers and smartphones — and get in touch with being unplugged.
Use this time to take a look at your family’s screen-use habits. How many hours are spent using a screen compared to doing other activities? Here are some ways to change these habits…
For helpful tips on limiting screen time, and fun activities to focus on instead, see the full version of this article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/healtharticles/health102.htm