Are your media habits in check?
Be Inspired Tip: Keep an eye on your screen time. Your children are learning from your media habits.
You may not realize your children watching you check your phone, watch TV, or work on the computer while you are with them. Include yourself in the family media plan. Try to limit yourself to 1-2 hours of screen time a day.
Stressed? Give yourself an A!
Be Inspired Tip: Learn your 4 A's of managing stress: Avoid, Alter, Accept, and Adapt.
The Mayo Clinic suggests putting the following tools in your tool belt for avoiding stress.
Stressed? Laugh it off!
Be Inspired Tip: Laughter changes more than your mood, it can physically help you unwind.
According to The Mayo Clinic, short-term benefits of laughing include, relieving stress, stimulating organs through the intake of oxygen, and helping your muscles relax.
Media mayhem? Moderate your screen time.
Be Inspired Tip: Have family nights instead of family TV nights. Reducing screen time can help you be more active and focused on family time. Set up a plan for digital down time.
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