Noticing a difference in your child recently? Many parents are...and increased screen time may be the culprit...
Screen time has been found to be bad for sleep,attitude, energyand focus.
Exposure to blue light before bedtime (i.e. laptop, iPad), "messes with your body's ability to prepare for sleep as it blocks a hormone called melatonin that makes you sleepy." (Source: WebMD)
This prevents your little one from getting restful sleep, which leads to...
"A child's retina is over 100% more sensitive to blue light than an adult...cellular telephone, tablet and personal computer use before bedtime can delay sleep onset, degrade sleep quality and impair alertness the following day. Extended use of these devices has also been shown to cause symptoms of dry eyes, blurred vision and headaches."
-American Optometric Association
SCHOOLS ACROSS THE GLOBE ARE UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY MORE AND MORE TO COMPLETE ASSIGNMENTS AND EVEN ATTEND CLASSES! WHILE PRETTY AWESOME, THAT IS A LOTFOR YOUR LITTLE ONE'S EYES!
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