Reduce, Replace, Reconnect

Raising children in a digital world can be a challenge for many families.Technology such as smartphones, tablets, computers, video games, TV, and wearable devices can be useful tools. They help us in our everyday life and work, entertain us, and make it easier to connect with distant friends and family. However, the time Canadian children and families are spending with screens is increasing and many parents are concerned about the negative impact of too much screen time on their children’s development, learning and family life. Learn more about managing family screen time by Reducing the amount of time your family spends on screens, Replacing screen time with inside and outside play and creative activity and Reconnecting with family, friends and community.