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Old 12-12-2012, 05:08 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by raymark
We have no time rules because I have never felt our kids routinely devote too much time to iPads. Of course some days they use them more than others, but they are also likely to go 2-3 days without using them at all. No one complains when I say it's time to go outside to play or when I pull out art supplies. I think if you put minimal effort into taking your children to the library, coloring with them, going outside with them etc....it would be odd for them to have so much free unstructured time that they could have an unhealthy attachment to tech time.
This is how we are with our kids. They go days without evening charging their dead tablets. They also rarely play their DS's or Wii. I'm thankful it's never been an issue. They'd rather play outside and are constantly doing arts and crafts.
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