As a parent, you probably often wonder if the amount of time your kids are spending in front of smartphones and tablets has an impact on their health. According to a new U.S. News article:
“Now, new research suggests that when children at risk of mental health problems spend a lot of time on smartphones or other digital technology, they’re more at risk of attention and disruptive behavior issues.
But the news isn’t all bad. The researchers also saw a positive benefit from screen time. When kids sent more text messages on any given day, they seemed less anxious and depressed.”
Read the full U.S. News and World article here: Are Smartphones Helping or Harming Kids’ Mental Health?