Visit Healthy Family Fun's website for great parenting advice

CookPoster-300x230For this week’s edition of ‘Ask the Mediatrician,’ Thrive is linking to an article Dr. Michael Rich wrote for the Healthy Family Fun campaign, on how and why parents should limit their children’s use of screen media to less than two hours a day. Healthy Family Fun is a project of Children’s Hospital Boston and Kohl’s Department Stores, developed with the input of community members and professionals in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, to promote fun, low-cost, family-oriented activities and healthier living.

While visiting the site, be sure to check out a new article about how parents can limit fast food consumption in their family, written by Jenny Kinne, MSRD, LDN, and Clinical Nutrition Specialist at Children’s One Step Ahead program.

For more tips on screen time limiting, please visit Children’s  Center on Media and Child Health website.