Lifestyle | How much screen time is too much for children?
by Mary Jackson
Posted 2/06/15, 01:00 am
When Hollywood celebrities hand out Oscars on Feb. 22, millions of Americans will be watching not only on television but on tablets, smartphones, and other devices. Many Americans celebrate our digital age, but stay-at-home mom Andrea Phillips, 36, wants her kids to be kids, not just media consumers. She remembers gleefully opening her first email account as a college student, and reflects that her oldest son, Grayson, 8, has Facebook friends, reads books on his Kindle, and often prefers iPad games over Legos.