New Year's Resolution: Cut Down on Your Kid's Screen Time

Are you concerned about how often your kids are looking at screens?

If you're like most modern-day parents, the answer to that question is a resounding yes. As the New Year approaches, families are setting goals for 2016, and cutting down on screen time is a big one.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, kids are engaging with screens on average seven hours each day, a habit that can contribute to serious problems like childhood obesity, a lack of interpersonal skills and even limited vocabulary in children under two.

The AAP recommends cutting that time down to an hour or two each day, which as many parents already know, is a lot easier said than done.

If you're not sure where to start, we've compiled a list of tried-and-true tips on how to get your kid out of the virtual world and into the real one.

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