Kids & Screens

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How much screen time is too much for kids? This week on The Children’s Hour we explore digital devices, addiction, and kids. Our crew discuss their own use of screens, and what they think about how they use their devices.  Dr. Kristina Sowar visits our studio to answer our questions about the mental health impacts of screentime on kids. We also hear from technology pioneer Dom Sagolla who has advice for kids about self control and screens.

Our playlist this week included Cheryl Wheeler, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Danny Weinkauf, Bill Harley, Shel Silverstein, The Blackout Band, Relient K, Kormac, Rhonda Vincent and Seth Hoffman. The spoken word piece was by Gary Turk  from his short film “Look Up.”

About the Author

Katie Stone

Katie Stone is the executive director and producer of The Children's Hour radio show and podcast. She started in radio when she was 15 years years old and believes that kids need to have a voice in broadcast media. Katie lives on a small solar powered farm in Albuquerque, New Mexico raising animals, food and kids with her husband.