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Digital Babies does your child need a digital detox?

July 27th, 2016

Episode 143 of 157 episodes

So how much screen time does your child get? Do you think it's too much? Considering we're living in a digital age, how do we give our children all the advantages of the digital world without using devices as a digital pacifier. How do we intelligently deal with technology and our children. Is it right that there are apps to entertain babies? How do you traverse this new terrain without techno-guilt? Dr Kristy Goodwin is a technology researcher and mum.. She's in the 'techno trenches' with us and has some kind and helpful advice this week for all parents dealing the digital dilemma of how much screen time is too much.

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