I am not the best mom when it comes to screen time and have occasional guilt about it. The issue in my house is mostly iPad time and my 3rd grader may watch more than his share of Minecraft “how to” videos on YouTube. It’s sometimes just easier to let them sit with the iPads and have their quiet time that way. But with school starting this week, I’m trying to get a little more interaction and non-screen time back into our lives, for all of us (including both mommies).
My goal now is to move away from screen time before bed and into a better unwinding routine for us all. I know that I am usually a human stress ball by bedtime and this isn’t helping my sleep – I’m sure it isn’t helping everyone else’s.read more