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In this unsettling time as more parents try to work from home, children’s screen time may increase more than usual. More than ever, it is important to be critical about the information we read online and to manage your digital wellbeing.
In this unsettling time as more parents try to work from home, children’s screen time may increase more than usual. More than ever, it is important to be critical about the information we read online and to manage your digital wellbeing. If you feel your screen time is excessive, or is affecting you and your family, have a look at our other guidance for parents on ways to keep children occupied during this time.
Barnardos CEO, Suzanne Connolly said: “As we face into a time of uncertainty it's more important than ever to maintain a sense of routine for the young people in our lives. While it might feel as though we are each living in isolation, the advances in technology means that those we care about, and excellent resources, are at our finger tips. This is a fantastic time to reconnect with your children, to learn more about their online lifestyles and we hope these tips will not only encourage families to find a fun sharing space, but also anyone else feeling isolated at the moment.”