If you’ve already fallen short of your new year resolutions, here’s one worth restarting over and over again – managing your family’s digital and social media use. Why is this resolution worthy you ask?

Dr. Jenny Radesky, developmental behavioral pediatrician and co-medical director of the Center of Excellence on Social Media and Mental Health, joins me to explain why and to share tools families should use to accomplish important media use goals.

We cover:

-The benefits and risks of digital and social media

-Current media use guidance by the American Academy of Pediatrics

-Practical tools families can use to balance media use and keep kids safe

-How parents can advocate for media safety

Thank you, Dr. Jenny Radesky, MD FAAP!

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Resources:

Center of Excellence on Social Media and Mental Health

Family Media Plan

Common Sense Media

Family Online Safety Institute