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Pulled from my May 4 newsletter, ParentData


A new study links higher screen time with lower white matter in the brain. But don’t freak out. Here’s what you should know.

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A new study links young children’s screen time with changes in the brain and slower language development. But parents, before you freak out, take note: Experts — including the author of the study — say it’s probably because of what activities the screen time is replacing instead of the iPads themselves.


Get them vaccinated, get them vaccinated, get them vaccinated

It’s the time of year when parents feel hyper-anxious about their child catching the flu. School is in session, there’s lots of upcoming travel, and the virus is circulating.

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